Gilbert Scott Lectures on Science and Faith

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Lady Chapel 18th May 2022 07:30 PM
Lectures & Debates

"Why Science and Faith Need Each Other"

Join us on Wednesday, May 18th in The Lady Chapel for the Gilbert Scott Lectures on Science and Faith.

Prof Elaine Howard Ecklund, Herbert S. Autrey Chair in Social Sciences, Religion and Public Life Program, Rice University, Houston, Tx, USA will be giving a lecture on  “Why Science and Faith Need Each Other” 

As a Cathedral, we speak about being a place of Encounter and we hope that through these lectures you will encounter something of the way science and faith interact.  

Admission is free so be sure to come along!


Learn More About Prof Elaine Howard Ecklund ...

Elaine Howard Ecklund is the Herbert S. Autrey Chair in Social Sciences, Professor of Sociology, and director of the Religion and Public Life Program at Rice University, Houston, Tx, USA.

Elaine is the author of seven books, over 100 research articles, and numerous op-eds. She has received grants and awards from multiple organisations including the National Science Foundation, Russell Sage Foundation, John Templeton Foundation, Templeton World Charity Foundation, and Templeton Religion Trust.

She received a Ph.D. in 2004 from Cornell University, where she was the recipient of the Class of 2004 Graduate Student Baccalaureate Award for Academic Excellence and Community Service. Today, she teaches graduate and undergraduate classes on research methods, immigration, sociology of science, sociological theory, and the sociology of religion. In 2013 she received the Charles Duncan Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement and in 2018 gave the Gifford Lecture at Edinburgh University.