Original Research

During 2015 to 2017 our Post-doctoral Research Fellow – Dr Lydia Reid – carried out original research on clergy attitudes to science. As part of the project Reid conducted interviews with church leaders and senior church leaders, as well as conducting a survey of over 1,000 clergy from the UK. 

Her research explored the following themes in relation to science and christianity:

Ethics
Media/Public Communication
Typologies (Ian Barbour, John Polkinghorne, Stephen Jay Gould)
Church Engagement
Artificial Intelligence
Fracking
Climate Change
Multiverse
Genetic Engineering
Resources and Training

Stayed tuned to this page for more updates regarding findings and dissemination.