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  • Allen, Peter M, Professor Emeritus, Ph.D Professor Peter Allen is Emeritus Professor at Cranfield University. He developed and ran the Complex Systems Research Centre in the School of Management at Cranfield University. He is still actively involved in on-going research. He has a Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics and from 1970 to 1987 worked with Professor Ilya Prigogine at the Université Libre ...
  • Astley, Jeff, Professor, PhD Professor Jeff Astley has been an honorary lecturer in the University of Durham since 1981, Honorary Professorial Fellow in Practical Theology and Christian Education since 1997, and Honorary Professor in the Department of Theology and Religion since 2012. He read Natural Sciences (specializing in the biological sciences) and then Theology at the University of Cambridge, and ...
  • Baker, Norman, Rt Hon, PC, MP Rt Hon Norman Baker PC was Minister of State at the Home Office with responsibility for regulating the use of animals in science. Mr Baker will be addressing the conference on what steps the Government can take to introduce a more compassionate approach to animal welfare. Bibliography The Strange Death of David Kelly, 2007 References
  • Basios, Vasilieios, Dr. PhD Dr. Vasileios Basios PhD spent his formative years working within the team of Nobel laureate Ilya Prigogine at the Solvay Institutes for Physics and Chemistry at the University of Brussels. Then after a short research post in the Belgian Royal Meteorological Service he became a senior researcher at the Physics Department of the University of Brussels ...
  • Bowie, Fiona, Dr, DPhil Dr. Fiona Bowie, DPhil (Social Anthropology) Oxford is a Visiting Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies, King’s College, London. She is also a Member of Wolfson College Oxford and Founder of the Afterlife Research Centre. Fiona studied anthropology at the English universities of Durham and Oxford, gaining her DPhil with a ...
  • Capra, Fritjof, Dr Fritjof Capra, Ph.D., is a scientist, educator, activist, and author of many international bestsellers that connect conceptual changes in science with broader changes in worldview and values in society. A Vienna-born physicist and systems theorist, Capra first became popularly known for his book, The Tao of Physics, which explored the ways in which modern physics was ...
  • Carleton Paget, James, Dr. James Carleton Paget  is Senior Lecturer in New Testament Studies at the University of Cambridge and a Fellow of Peterhouse. He has written widely on matters to do with Christian origins, and the relationship of ancient Christianity to Judaism, and recently co-edited Vol. 1 of the first volume of The New Cambridge History of The ...
  • Carr, Bernard, Emeritus Professor Professor Bernard Carr  is Emeritus Professor of Mathematics and Astronomy at Queen Mary, University of London. He read mathematics as an undergraduate at Trinity College, Cambridge, and studied for his doctorate under Stephen Hawking at the Institute of Astronomy in Cambridge and the California Institute of Technology. He was elected to a Fellowship at Trinity ...
  • Collins, Mick, Dr. Mick Colins works as a Holistic Coach, specialising in transformative action. His career path includes working as an NHS Occupational Therapist in a psychological therapies team. He was a Lecturer for 10 years in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of East Anglia, where he was also a Director of Admissions.  Mick’s research ...
  • Currivan, Jude, Dr. Dr Jude Currivan is a cosmologist, planetary healer, futurist and international author. She has a Masters Degree in Physics from Oxford University, specialising in quantum physics and cosmology and a PhD in Archaeology researching ancient cosmologies from the University of Reading in the UK, where she is based. Working with the wisdom teachers of many ...
  • David Edmund Moody, Ph.D. David Edmund Moody, Ph.D., is the author of An Uncommon Collaboration:  David Bohm and J. Krishnamurti.  He is the former director of Oak Grove School, founded by Krishnamurti in Ojai, California, where he worked closely for more than a decade with both Bohm and Krishnamurti.  His experiences there are described in his previous book, The ...
  • Davies, Peter, Dr. PhD Dr. Peter Davies MA, PhD graduated in engineering from Cambridge University in 1973 and did his PhD in biomedical engineering at McGill University in Canada. He then worked as a computer systems analyst before switching career to pursue an interest in Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM). In 1987, he was invited to take part in a ...
  • di Corpo, Ulisse, PhD Dr. Ulisse di Corpo  holds degrees in experimental psychology and a PhD in statistics and social research. He works in the field of social research and provides methodological support and software tools to researchers. In 1977 he developed the vital needs theory, which was the subject of his thesis in psychology and statistics. He is ...
  • Fenwick, Peter, Dr. Dr. Peter Brooke Cadogan Fenwick – President of the Scientific and Medical Network – is a graduate of Trinity College, Cambridge, where he studied Natural Science. He obtained his clinical experience at St Thomas’ Hospital Career Peter Fenwick was a senior lecturer at King’s College, London, where he worked as a consultant at the Institute of Psychiatry. ...
  • Freeman Dyson, FRS, Prof. Freeman Dyson is now retired, having been for most of his life a professor of physics at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. He was born in England and worked as a civilian scientist for the Royal Air Force in World War II. He graduated from Cambridge University in 1945 with a B.A. degree ...
  • Geraghty, Anne Anne Geraghty has worked as a Clinical Psychologist with R D Laing, and as a psychotherapist, group facilitator and spiritual-therapist all over the world on the dynamics of love in families and relationships. After a lifetime exploring the mysteries of the human condition, her journey into death when her son died turned out to be one ...
  • Gidley, Jennifer M., PhD Jennifer M. Gidley PhD is an Australian psychologist, innovative educator and futurist. She is an Adjunct Professor at the Institute for Sustainable Futures at UTS Sydney, and has held academic positions within three other Australian universities (1995-2012). Jennifer works globally with speaking and research collaborations including Australia, Europe, the USA, Middle East and Asia. As ...
  • Greaves, Nick I have a degree in law from Trinity College Dublin, and which I found to be a tedious subject, so I then worked in commercial property development as a chartered surveyor, from 1968 onwards and which I still do for a few clients who have not yet died or retired. I was involved in some ...
  • Gurney, Kevin, Professor PhD MSc Professor Kevin Gurney, MSc, PhD is co-leader of the Adaptive Behaviour Research Group, where he focuses on computational modeling but interacts with, and supports, experimental work in human psychophysics, neuroscience and robotics. One of the hallmarks of his research is building models at different levels of description: from individual conductance-based neurons, through microcircuits of reduced neuron ...
  • Habgood, John, Lord, Rt. Revd. and Rt. Hon. PC Rt. Revd. and Rt. Hon. Lord John Habgood, PC, (UK), John Stapylton Habgood, Baron Habgood, PC (born 23 June 1927) is a retired British Anglican bishop, academic, and life peer. He was Bishop of Durham from 1973 to 1983, and Archbishop of York from 18 November 1983 to 1995. He was made a Privy Counsellor ...
  • Hands, John John Hands graduated in chemistry from the University of London and co-authored two research studies and published one book in the social sciences. He was the founding Director of the Government’s Co-operative Housing Agency and served on three Government committees. He has tutored in both physics and management studies for the Open University and was ...
  • Helleman, Vera Vera Helleman , is an inspiring and well-established speaker, with great popularity in The Netherlands and Belgium. After being a psychotherapist for a while, Vera awoke into oneness and was gifted with the full understanding of the functioning of the human mind, the essence of who we are, and the role which we play in ...
  • Hiley, Basil, Professor PhD Professor Basil Hiley graduated from Kings College London with a First in Special Physics and obtained his PhD under Professor Domb in 1962.  The topic of his PhD was on Cooperative Phenomena and the Protein Folding Problem.  He joined Birkbeck College in 1961 and was awarded a Chair of Physics in 1995. He was awarded ...
  • Houghton, John, Sir, FRS Sir John Houghton is a climate scientist who has been working in the field for many decades. He has been involved in research and public policy decisions in both the UK and at the United Nations. He was Professor of Atmospheric Physics at Oxford University until 1983, where he pioneered new ways of observing the ...
  • Jencks, Charles PhD Charles Jencks is a renowned cultural theorist, landscape designer, architectural historian, and co-founder of the Maggie’s Cancer Care Centres. His best-selling books include The Language of Post-Modern Architecture, Adhocism, The Architecture of the Jumping Universe and The Architecture of Hope (on Maggie’s Centres). His recent landscape work is summarised in The Universe in the Landscape. ...
  • Johnson, Chris W. E., MSc, BSc Private study of metaphysical literature initiated by his father’s praise of The Seth Material (authored by Jane Roberts) so awakened a passion for psychology that Chris embarked on academic study of the subject in 1994. By 1998, he had earned an Honours Degree in Psychology from the University of London and a Masters Degree in Organizational and ...
  • Kieniewicz, Paul, BSc and MA (Astronomy): UCLA, MSc (Geophysics): UC Santa Barbara Paul Kieniewicz, BSc and MA (Astronomy): UCLA, MSc (Geophysics): UC Santa Barbara , speaks several languages and has taught courses in astronomy, geology, philosophy and the Gaia Theory. He lives in Aberdeenshire, Scotland on 3 acres which he is transforming into a bio-diverse garden. He is the co-author (with Andrew Glazewski) of ‘Harmony of the ...
  • Koch, Angelika Maria, Dr., DNM, LCH, HNHIr Dr. ANGELIKA MARIA KOCH (DNM LCH HNHIr) is a Doctor of Natural Medicine and the owner of MEDICA NOVA, Practice for Integrated & Educational Medicine. For nearly three decades in her clinical practice, Dr. Angelika Maria Koch has synthesized and applied a unique blend of effective, cutting-edge therapeutic tools in an innovative and holistic approach ...
  • Lancaster, Brian, Professor MSc PhD AFBPsS CPsychol Professor Brian L. Lancaster, MSc, PhD, AFBPsS, CPsychol , is Emeritus Professor of Transpersonal Psychology at Liverpool John Moores University, Honorary Research Fellow in the Centre for Jewish Studies at Manchester University, and part of the Adjunct Faculty at Sofia University and the California Institute of Integral Studies. He is currently Chair of the Transpersonal ...
  • László, Ervin, Dr. Dr. Ervin László, Founder and President of The Club of Budapest, Director and Co-Founder of the Ervin Laszlo Institute for Advanced Study (ELIAS) and of the Laszlo New-Paradigm Leadership Center (Italy), Member of the Hungarian Academy of Science, Fellow of the World Academy of Arts and Sciences, Member of the International Academy of Philosophy of ...
  • Le Shan, Lawrence, Dr. LeShan holds a Ph.D. in Human Development from the University of Chicago and has taught at Pace College, Roosevelt University, and the New School for Social Research. He worked as a clinical and research psychologist for more than 50 years, including six years as a psychologist in the U.S. Army. In the 1960s and 1970s, LeShan ...
  • Lorimer, David, MA PGCE FRSA David Lorimer, MA, PGCE, FRSA, is a writer, lecturer and editor who is Programme Director of the Scientific and Medical Network. He was also President of Wrekin Trust and a Founder of Character Education Scotland. Originally a merchant banker then a teacher of philosophy and modern languages at Winchester College, he is the author and ...
  • Midgley, Mary, Dr. Dr. Mary Midgley, (UK), prolific moral philosopher known for her work on science, ethics and animal rights. An interviewer from the Guardian newspaper once wrote that Mary Midgley ‘may be the most frightening philosopher in the country: the one before whom it is least pleasant to appear a fool’. In a series of books, particularly Beast ...
  • Nasr, Seyyed Hossein Seyyed Hossein Nasr, currently University Professor of Islamic Studies at the George Washington University, Washington D.C. is one of the most important and foremost scholars of Islamic, Religious and Comparative Studies in the world today. Author of over fifty books and five hundred articles which have been translated into several major Islamic, European and Asian ...
  • Peat, David, Dr David Peat received his Ph.D from the University of Liverpool. He is an author, scientist and thinker who, for many years worked as a theoretical physicist in Canada, looking at the foundations of quantum theory and its link with general relativity. His long-term friendship with David Bohm involved an exploration of ideas in physics, space, ...
  • Penrose, Roger, Sir, OM, FRS Sir Roger Penrose, (born August 8, 1931, Colchester, Essex, England), British mathematician and relativist who in the 1960s calculated many of the basic features of black holes. After obtaining a Ph.D. in algebraic geometry from the University of Cambridge in 1957, Penrose held temporary posts at a number of universities in both England and the ...
  • Polkinghorne, John, Sir, KBE, FRS Dr. Polkinghorne is an Anglican priest, the President of Queens’ College, Cambridge University, and former Professor of Mathematical Physics at Cambridge. Polkinghorne resigned his chair in physics to study for the Anglican priesthood. After completing his theological studies and serving at parishes, he returned to Cambridge. During the same time period, he wrote a series ...
  • Poynton, John, Professor MSc PhD Professor John Poynton, MSc, PhD  is a past President of the Society for Psychical Research where he continues to fulfil a variety of duties as Hon. Secretary as well as other important academic work elsewhere. In 1992 he received an Order of Merit in South Africa. His life-long interests are African wildlife and classical music, ...
  • Ravi, Ravindra, Professor, PhD B.Sc. M. Tech Born and partly educated in India Ravi Ravindra moved to Canada for further studies. At different times he held Post-doctoral fellowships in Physics (University of Toronto), History and Philosophy of Science (Princeton University) and in Religion (Columbia University). He is now Professor Emeritus at Dalhousie University in Halifax (Canada) where he served for many years ...
  • Razali, Sam I first studied Electronics, and then worked as an Electronic Engineer; my title was ‘electronic technician’, after a year or so I became Electronic engineer. It wasn’t bad. We were about thirty engineers. There was friendship and a comradery between us. The Firm/Company was in Camden Town, London—-the posh end of Camden Town!—— in fact a ...
  • Read, Tim, Dr. Dr Tim Read is a medical doctor, psychiatrist and psychotherapist based in London. He was Consultant Psychiatrist at the Royal London Hospital for 20 years. He has trained in psychoanalytic therapy (IGA) and in transpersonal therapy with Stanislav Grof. He is a certified facilitator of Holotropic Breathwork. Tim is co-founder and commissioning editor for Muswell ...
  • Rees, Philippa Philippa, born in South Africa and fatherless by two, experienced the wildest of rural Africa in the care of her grandfather, on safari for weeks inspecting African schools.  Otherwise she was imprisoned in boarding schools, for a ‘British’ education. She has lived on deserted islands in the Indian Ocean; at the Max Planck Institute in ...
  • Roach, Nick Bibliography A Dream It May Be, But The Dream Goes On!: A Spiritual Autobiography November 30, 2016 Essays in Truth, Glimpses Into Reality March 26, 2010 Please contact Nick for interest in a free copy of A Dream it May Be, But the Dream Goes On
  • Robinson, Oliver PhD (Psychology) Dr Oliver Robinson, PhD (Psychology) , is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Greenwich University, specialising in adult development. He recently completed a book called ‘Development through Adulthood’. Oliver assists the SMN with marketing and communications and co-edited a book with David Lorimer entitled ‘A New Renaissance: Transforming Science, Spirit and Society’. He believes that ...
  • Rowland, Christopher, Professor Professor Christopher Rowland.  In 1991, Dr Rowland was appointed Dean Ireland’s Professor of the Exegesis of Holy Scripture at the University of Oxford, a post that carries with it a fellowship at The Queen’s College, Oxford. He was appointed Canon Theologian of Liverpool Cathedral in 2005. Bibliography Blake and the Bible, 2011 The Open Heaven: A Study of Apocalyptic ...
  • Schweitzer, Albert, Dr. Albert Schweitzer (14 January 1875 – 4 September 1965) was a French-German theologian, organist, philosopher, and physician. He was born in the province of Alsace-Lorraine and although that region had been annexed by the German Empire four years earlier, and remained a German possession until 1918, he considered himself French and wrote mostly in French. Schweitzer, a Lutheran, ...
  • Skolimowski, Henryk, Prof. Henryk Skolimowski (born 1930 in Warsaw) is a Polish philosopher. He completed technical studies and philosophy in Warsaw. He received his Ph.D. in philosophy from Oxford University. The student of Tadeusz Kotarbińskiand Kazimierz Ajdukiewicz, he specialized in logic and philosophy of language. Skolimowski earned a doctorate at the University of Oxford, where he also taught before ...
  • Stranks, Kathy ARH, BSc, MA, DSHom Kathy Stranks Member ARH, BSc, MA, DSHom Originally I trained as a nurse, I then married and brought up four children. My interest in psychology, mental and physical health, the paranormal and psychic processes have always held a vital role in my approach to health. After much consideration I decided to study homeopathy. After qualifying in Devon ...
  • Thomson, Chris, Dr. Chris has worked as an economist, a researcher in Chinese, a lawyer, and in think-tanks in Scotland and the USA. He now lives in the Catalan Pyrenees, and devotes himself to writing, mentoring and trying to make the esoteric exoteric Events Human Evolution at a Time of Global Crisis – AGM 2016 Bibliography Full Spectrum Intelligence: A Practical Course ...
  • Tickell, Crispin, Sir, GCMG, KCVO, FZS Sir Crispin Tickell has long been a pioneer in linking environmental and in particular climate change to the worlds of politics and business. For many years he was an informal adviser on such issues to successive British Prime Ministers. Until recently he was Director of the Policy Foresight Programme at the James Martin 21st Century ...
  • Tobert, Natalie PhD Dr Natalie Tobert is a Medical Anthropologist, Education Director of Aethos Training.  For over three decades she has specialised in social inclusion education, facilitating participatory training workshops on spiritual and cultural awareness, for front line staff at hospitals, medical schools, and universities. She has undertaken original fieldwork research in Sudan, India, and in UK with the NHS and Kings Fund.  ...
  • Vannini, Antonella, Dr. PhD Dr. Antonella Vannini is a practising psychotherapist and hypnotherapist with a PhD in cognitive psychology who has conducted experimental research on emotions and retrocausality. A Tai Chi instructor and expert in martial arts, Vannini is interested in the encounter between East and West. She is now exploring techniques to harmonise mind and body, as well as ...
  • Velmans, Max, Professor Max Velmans is Emeritus Professor of Psychology at Goldsmiths, University of London. He co-founded the Consciousness and Experiential Psychology Section of the British Psychological Society in 1994, and served as its chair from 2003 to 2006. He was appointed National Visiting Professor for 2010–2011 by the Indian Council of Philosophical Research, and in 2011 was elected ...
  • Wallace, B. Alan, Dr. BSc Dr. Alan Wallace – a scholar and practitioner of Buddhism since 1970 – has taught Buddhist theory and meditation worldwide since 1976. Having devoted fourteen years to training as a Tibetan Buddhist monk, ordained by H. H. the Dalai Lama, he went on to earn an undergraduate degree in physics and the philosophy of science ...
  • Williamson, Ann, Dr. I was a General Practitioner for thirty two years and have used hypnosis for more than twenty years to help my patients deal with stress and anxiety and to help them facilitate change in how they live their lives. I am an accredited member of the British Society of Clinical & Academic Hypnosis, a certified ...
  • Zaragoza, Federico, Mayor, Dr. Dr. Federico Mayor Zaragoza, (Spain) Federico Mayor Zaragoza is a Spanish politician, scholar and social change activist who served as the Director-General of UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization) from 1987 to 1999. Originally a Professor of Biochemistry trained in pharmacology, Mayor entered the world of politics starting as the Spanish Undersecretary of ...