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Professor Derek Burke CBE DL

March 21, 2019

We are very sorry to inform you that Professor Derek Burke, one of St Edmund's College Honorary Fellows and

We are very sorry to inform you that Professor Derek Burke, one of St Edmund's College Honorary Fellows and a Faraday Institute Associate, died on 15 March 2019.  His funeral will take place at 11.30am on Thursday 11 April at Walberswick, Suffolk.  Sir Brian Heap has offered to represent the College at the funeral. The College flag will be flown at half mast, as a mark of respect.

 

Upcoming Course: What it is to be Human: The Challenge of Artificial Intelligence

January 24, 2019

A day conference jointly sponsored by the Faraday Institute for Science and Religion and Westminster College, Cambridge   Saturday 30th March 9.30-5.00 Westminster

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A day conference jointly sponsored by the Faraday Institute for Science and Religion and Westminster College, Cambridge
 
Saturday 30th March 9.30-5.00
Westminster College, Cambridge
 
Cost: £30 to include a hot lunch
 
Speakers:
·         Dr David Glass (University of Ulster) – AI and human uniqueness: are we just sophisticated computing machines?
·         Dr Peter Moore (Bristol) – Are robots and AI taking over the world?
·         Dr Michael Burdett (University of Nottingham) – Technology and the rise of transhumanism
·         Plenary session – How do Christian communities respond to the challenge of AI?
 

To book and for further details contact: admin@westminster.cam.ac.uk  / 01223 33 06 32 

Press Release - Faraday Institute is independent

October 1, 2018

From today, 1st October 2018, The Faraday Institute formed independent charity. For more details read the attached press release.

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From today, 1st October 2018, The Faraday Institute formed independent charity. For more details read the attached press release.

Vacancy: External Communications Officer

August 16, 2018

 The Faraday Institute for Science and Religion is looking for a proactive and efficient individual to be responsible for all

 The Faraday Institute for Science and Religion is looking for a proactive and efficient individual to be responsible for all the external communications of the Institute. You will be the first point of contact for the media and ensure that news of the Institute’s activities, events and outputs is disseminated as widely as possible. You will be active in seeking opportunities to raise the profile of The Faraday Institute among the general public, in the media and with strategic individuals and groups.

The successful candidate will have relevant background experience and must be in agreement with the ethos and aims of The Faraday Institute. The salary for this 0.6 FTE position will be £18,569-£20,298 (£30,948-£33,829 FTE), depending on qualifications and experience, plus employer’s pension contributions and life cover.

A detailed Job Description and Person Specification may be requested from
The Faraday Administrator [admin@faraday-institute.org]. Applications quoting Position FT/03 should include a CV naming three referees, together with a covering letter summarising the relevance of the applicant’s background and experience for this position. Applications (preferably by e-mail) should be sent to The Faraday Institute Administrator, The Woolf Building, Madingley Road, Cambridge CB3 0UB, UK [admin@faraday-institute.org] by Monday 8th October 2018. Interviews are expected to be held on Monday 22nd October.

Special Announcement: King Abdullah II of Jordan Awarded 2018 Templeton Prize

June 27, 2018

The Faraday Insititute extend their congratulations to King Abdullah II of Jordan who has been awarded the Templeton Prize for

The Faraday Insititute extend their congratulations to King Abdullah II of Jordan who has been awarded the Templeton Prize for 2018. For more details please Click Here.

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