Does Science Need God?
  • Upper Lecture Theatre, Sherwell Centre

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The University Multi-faith Chaplaincy and Christians in Science are delighted to welcome Professor Roger Trigg to give the 4th Annual Dallinger Lecture, sponsored by the University of Plymouth.

Professor Trigg is from the Ian Ramsey Centre for Science and Religion, University of Oxford and is Emeritus Professor of Philosophy, University of Warwick.

This free talk is open to all and starts at 19:30. Free parking is available on campus in the evening and there will be a bookstall after the event.

For more details about the lecture: 

The University of Plymouth Multi-Faith Chaplaincy is for all staff and students: those with a faith, searching for faith, or just wanting to meet people. Email for further information or visit the Chaplaincy on Facebook.

Christians in Science (CiS) is an international network of those concerned with the relationship between science and Christian faith, open to scientists, teachers, students and all those with an interest in this dialogue. The common misperception that there is always conflict between science and faith can be abused by those with anti-Christian or anti-science agendas. In reality science has always been the domain of many committed Christians and CiS exists to support such Christians. Student membership is free for a year. CiS on Facebook

CiS South West is a local group that aims to connect and support anyone with an interest in science and faith in Devon and Cornwall. We aim to run events two or three times a year and support Christians working in or studying science locally. Visit for further information.

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Portrait of W. H. Dallinger, seated at r. to microscope. Credit: Wellcome Library, London. [CC BY 4.0, Wikimedia Commons]

Annual Dallinger Lecture

The Dallinger Lecture is an annual event exploring the interaction between science and faith.

With Plymouth roots, Rev Dr William Henry Dallinger FRS was a scientist and Methodist minister. He was an early advocate for the compatability of science and faith, and passionate about educating other ministers and the public on these issues.

Further information: William Dallinger biography (author: J W Hass)

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