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General information on Faraday conferences


From time to time the Faraday Institute holds conferences on specialised topics within the science and religion area. These take place at various venues within the University of Cambridge. High profile lecturers are drawn from the international research community to lecture at these conferences.

A book-stall is generally provided at conferences with an extensive range of recent science-and-religion books, and more specialised books related to the conference topic, many of them heavily discounted. The conference proceedings may also be published, in which case they would be made available to delegates at a discounted price.

Who can apply?

Faraday Conferences are open to graduates and undergraduates from any university in the world and are open to those of any faith or of none. Delegates are welcome from any stage of career. Conferences are particularly appropriate for those teaching and doing research, especially within the scientific community, or in the history and philosophy of science, or in theology but with a strong interest in the relationship of science to theology.

Due to the limited numbers of delegates accepted on each Conference, the subsidised Conference and food/accommodation fees, and the general popularity of Faraday Conferences, you are strongly recommended to apply early.

How to apply

Faraday conferences are subsidised for charitable and educational purposes and are heavily over-subscribed. In addition there are a number of bursaries, for which the fee is substantially reduced, available to delegates from low income countries. Applications are carried out by a two-stage process: