CiS Southern Conference 2019

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St Paul's Church, Robert Adam Street

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We have great speakers on a variety of topics on Science and Christian faith today. We hope you will join us.

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Speakers :

Prof Neil MesserNeuroscience and cognitive science of religion

Prof John Wood and Prof Berry Billingsley Trust in Science

Prof Keith Fox Challenges from recent developments in genetics

Cara Parrett - 2019 Oliver Barclay Lecture winner

Dr Hilary Marlow - Future challenges for the environment and creation care

The day will start at 10am with signing in, collecting name tags and a cup of tea or coffee.

Start : 10:30am

Finish : 17:00

REGISTRATIONS: There are a number of registration options - please select from CiS members, non-members, students, etc including making a donation to CiS. Please Note: This is an old building and does not have a lift for disabled use. The meetings are all on the 1st floor and the disabled toilet is on the ground floor.

If you have joined CiS since Nov 2018, you can attend your 1st CiS one day conference free of charge. To take up this offer please contact our Executive Officer, Mary on maryb.cis@outlook.com

Programme for the day

Please click here for pdf

FAQs

What should I bring to the event?

We would suggest you bring your lunch with you. There are food outlets neaby but this may take time away from talking with other attendees at the event. Coffee and tea will be available during breaks and water will be available all day.

Travel Bursaries

A few travel bursaries are available for students travelling more than 50 miles to London. Please contact the CiS General Secretary (secretary@cis.org.uk) for details before booking.

Accommodation

We suggest looking at any of the hotel comparison websites ie hotel.com or Expedia etc using the post code W1U 3AF to find a hotel that will suit you.

Bios

Prof Neil Messer - Neuroscience and cognitive science of religion

Neil works at the Department of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Winchester. His research interests concern the intersections of theology and ethics with the biosciences and health care and in particular, bioethics and neuro-ethics.

Prof John Wood and Prof Berry Billingsley - Trust in Science

John has a background in Materials Science. He is Chair of the ATTRACT project advisory committee, a former consultant to CERN and the EC and former Secretary General of the Association of Commonwealth Universities. He is Chair of the Trustees of Christians in Science.

Berry is Professor of Science Education at Canterbury Christ Church University. She leads the LASAR (Learning about Science and Religion) research team and her interests include engagement in science, and the communication of science and technology news in the media.

Prof Keith Fox - Challenges from recent developments in genetics

Keith is Associate Director of The Faraday Institute and Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Southampton. His research interests concern DNA structure and its recognition. He is a former chairman and trustee of Christians in Science and is Editor of Science & Christian Belief.

Cara Parrett - 2019 Oliver Barclay Lecture winner

Cara is a marine researcher with communication experience in the field and the academic environment. She is the communication manager for a Centre within the University of Cambridge Engineering Department.

Dr Hilary Marlow - Future challenges for the environment and creation care

Hilary is a Lecturer in the Faculty of Divinity, Girton College, Cambridge. She is a Trustee of A Rocha and a Director of the John Ray Initiative. She speaks widely on environmental issues.

Abstracts

Speaker abstracts will be available approx 2 weeks before the event

Transport and parking options

There are many options for public transport within London. The closest Underground stations are - Baker St, Bond St, Marble Arch Station. These are about a 12 to 15 min walk to the venue.

You can plan your journey via the Transport for London website - https://tfl.gov.uk/plan-a-journey/ or use a map site for example googlemaps.

Please Note: This is an old building and does not have a lift for disabled use. The meetings are all on the 1st floor and the disabled toilet is on the ground floor. There is only one disabled parking spot and no other parking available onsite. Please contact CiS Executive Officer if you require the disabled parking spot to confirm it is available - maryb.cis@outlook.com

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please contact Mary, the CiS Executive Officer on maryb.cis@outlook.com

What's the refund policy?

Cancellations with a full refund may be made up to Friday 18th October. We regret that after this date, a refund will not be possible. Please contact Mary, the CiS Executive Officer on maryb.cis@outlook.com

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St Paul's Church, Robert Adam Street

Robert Adam Street

London

W1U 3AF

United Kingdom

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