Conferences, workshops etc.

Information about future conferences and reports and papers submitted at prevpoius C-A-N- conferences / workshops

Grasping the Nettle

Share and Develop 1/12/21 – Grasping the Nettle – David Nash   As a relatively recent organisation, Grasping the Nettle (GTN) formed in 2015 drawing together the largest representation of the Christian community in Scotland  to enable science and the church to address some of the wider questions affecting modern society – principally that Science…

Engaging The University with Dr Vinoth Ramachandra

On 15th October 2021, the Christian Academic Network invited Dr Vinoth Ramachandra, Secretary for Dialogue and Social Engagement in the International Fellowship of Evangelical Students to discuss the question of bringing church and academia together to engage the University. The interview was based around a widely available video presented by Vinoth available at this link.…

2021 March: Recent research carried out on respiratory particles exhaled when singing

Interview with Prof Jonathan Reid On 10th March 2021, the Christian Academic Network held its first online Share and Develop event, an opportunity for spending quality time together for academics to share their stories online for helping one another to develop. For this event, Prof Jonathan Reid was invited to be interviewed about his academic…

Upcoming events

We are currently reviewing how best to develop conferences with the changing nature of academia in the light of more remote working.

2019: Enriching Universities as Christian Academics in a Politically Correct World

 Enriching Universities as Christian Academics in a Politically Correct World 30th November 2019, LSE, London. Conference summary I found this conference, on the theme of political correctness (PC), particularly rewarding, gaining insights from every speaker. In the morning Tim Brown gave reflections on John 17:13-19, when Jesus prays for his followers “in the world but…

2018: Conference ON AI – Summary

After much deliberation, with the growing interest in artificial intelligence (AI) and discussion about the recent development of the House of Lords Select Committee, which the C-A-N- leadership team had discussed both over email and at a meeting in September 2017, we went ahead to seek some speakers that would be able to speak at…