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The Faraday Institute will hold its seventh annual reception on Monday 26th November 2018 starting from 6.00 p.m. in Christ Church Cambridge. The invitation is for all in the Cambridge area who self-identify as scientists (from graduate students to FRSs and Nobel prize-winners) and who also self-identify as Christians.

This year's speaker will be Ian White currently Master of Jesus College, van Eck Professor of Engineering, and Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge. He gained his BA and PhD degrees from the University of Cambridge in 1980 and 1984, and was then appointed a Research Fellow and Assistant Lecturer at the University of Cambridge before becoming Professor of Physics at the University of Bath in 1990. He moved in 1996 to the University of Bristol, before returning to the University of Cambridge in October 2001. At Cambridge Ian White has also previously held the roles of Head of the School of Technology and Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Institutional Affairs.

Ian White is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, the Institution of Electrical Engineers and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. He is an Editor-in-Chief of Electronics Letters.

The purpose of the free event is to provide a convivial opportunity to meet other Christians in the Cambridge scientific community, to hear a short talk by a well-known local speaker, and to spend some time in disciplinary discussion groups.

There will be a small book-stall relating to science and religion.

For more information contact the Faraday Administrator –


6.00 p.m.Drinks and buffet
6.45 p.m.Talk by Ian White
'Scientific Life for the Christian'
7.15 p.m.Group discussion
8.15 p.m.Finish

In order to attend this free event, all you need to do is register. You will receive a confirmation email, and your email address will only be used to send information related to the reception.

If you cannot come in 2018 but would like an invite for the equivalent event in 2019 then please just tick the relevant box on the registration form.