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Access a range of resources related to the Christian Leadership in an Age of Science project. Search by Theological or Scientific index to find something that interests you.

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Science Across the Anglican Communion

Five members of the Anglican Communion Science Commission interview young scientists in their dioceses. Together, they discuss how the Church can support scientists in their work and vocation.

by Helen Billam
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Life, the Universe, and the James Webb Space Telescope

Prof Martin Ward, Emeritus Professor of Physics at Durham University, worked on the James Webb Space Telescope. He talks us through the first images sent back and what they can tell us about the early...

by Helen Billam
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Developing Positive Science-Faith Engagement Across the Anglican Communion

For the Lambeth Conference 2022, we have created a guide for clergy and senior leaders to developing positive science-faith engagement. Based on interviews with scientists and senior leaders, our own research, and case studies from...

by Helen Billam
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Scientists in Congregations strand video

by ECLAS Team
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Preaching for Specific Learning Difficulties

    A three-part workshop on preaching for and with specific learning difficulties, including dyslexia, dyscalculia and ADHD. Part of a Science for Seminaries-funded project at Ripon College Cuddesdon.

by Helen Billam
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Science for Seminaries strand video

by Helen Billam
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Dr Diane Waggoner – Going the Other Way: Lewis Carroll’s Photography and Through the...

A keynote presentation from the University of York and ECLAS-sponsored conference on ‘Through the Looking Glass’.

by Helen Billam
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Human Being and Becoming: Practical Wisdom and the Ethical Challenges of Gene Editing –...

A keynote presentation from the ECLAS conference ‘From Reading to Writing Genes’ on applying Aquinas’ ideas for practical wisdom to the ethical challenges of human genome editing

by Helen Billam
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Governance of Human Genome Editing – Dr Robin Lovell Badge

Dr Robin Lovell Badge from the Francis Crick Institute gives an in-depth look at current regulation of human genome editing, including his experience of interviewing Chinese scientist Dr He Jiankui in 2018 about his secretive...

by Helen Billam
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From Reading to Editing Genes – Prof Kathy Niakan

Prof Kathy Niakan of the Francis Crick Institute gives an overview of key gene editing technologies and some of the risks and benefits associated with each.

by Helen Billam
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Public Understanding, Public Theology and Church Policy Moving Forward – Revd Dr Brendan McCarthy

The Church of England’s National Adviser on Health and Medical Ethics gives an overview of an ethical framework developed to tackle challenges in public life, including genetic technologies.

by Helen Billam
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Science-Engaged Theology, Genetics, and Public Life – Bishop Richard Cheetham

Bishop Richard Cheetham traces public narratives of science and religion in relation to genetics.

by Helen Billam
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How is the Francis Crick Institute communicating and carrying out scientific research?

Three short talks from our conference ‘From Reading to Writing Genes’ in January 2022. Rosie Waldron, Head of Public Engagement, discusses outreach and schools work done by Crick scientists. Dr Margarida Cordoso Moreira talks us...

by Helen Billam