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The Scientific and Medical Network Charitable Trust The Trust is a separate charity set up by George Blaker, one of the founders of SMN. The Trust makes grants to the SMN and also has a specific Blaker Education Fund for the purpose of funding events which benefit young people.   […]

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Data Protection, Privacy, Payments and Refunds Policies

The following policies are adopted by the Scientific and Medical Network (SMN):  Data Protection 1. The SMN seeks at all time to be compliant with the requirements of the EU General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) which is effective 25th May 2018. 2. The SMN has appointed one of its Directors, […]

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Recollections of the Founding of the Network – George Blaker

The incidents surrounding the birth of the Network that now, some 20 years later, stand out most sharply in my memory, occurred in the period of struggle, before the birth, when two or three friends discussed what we thought was needed but could not see how to get it started […]

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The Scientific and Medical Network is a leading international forum for people engaged in creating a new worldview for the 21st century. The Network brings together scientists, doctors, psychologists, engineers, philosophers, complementary practitioners and other professionals, and has Members in more than thirty countries. The Network is a charity which was founded in 1973 and […]


Summary of members’ forum: SMN AGM on 5th July, 2015.

Within the next 10 years, the SMN will: Be a protective place and springboard for a new generation of scientists. Be an organisation which is challenging whatever is the current orthodoxy and continuing to be leading-edge. Hold events which are more participative and experiential – and have acquired the understanding […]

Board & Officers

The policies and direction of the SMN, are the responsibility of a Board of up to twelve Directors. The directors are chosen by being recommended by subscription members of the SMN at their members AGM, which takes place at the Annual Gathering in July. The Board then ratifies new directors. […]


Who We Are The Scientific and Medical Network (SMN) is a worldwide professional community and membership organisation for open-minded, rigorous and evidence-based enquiry into themes bridging science, spirituality and consciousness. It promotes a cultural shift in our understanding of reality and human experience beyond the limits imposed by exclusively materialist and […]