A Sociologist Looks at Science and Faith
Elaine was invited to give a plenary address at the BioLogos 2017 Conference in Houston, TX.
March 30, 2017
Faraday Institute Christians in Science Lecture
Elaine was invited to give the termly Christians in Science lecture at the Faraday Institute at the University of Cambridge. Her lecture was entitled "Do Scientists Believe in God?: Results from an Eight-Nation Study."
November 17, 2016
Faraday Institute Summer Course 2016
The theme of the 2016 summer course was "Science and Religion: Conversations between Worldviews." Elaine’s presentation, "What Scientists Believe: Global Perspectives on Science and Faith," addressed research findings from eight nations, as well as the methodological issues that surface when stepping outside of a Western framework.
July 8, 2016
The Black Church and Politics
Elaine moderated a Religion and Public Life Program panel event on the Black church and politics.
February 1, 2016
Religion and Global Poverty
Elaine moderated a Religion and Public Life Program panel event on religion and global poverty.
October 29, 2015
Welcome and Introduction to the Perceptions Project
At “Perceptions: Science and Religious Communities,” the Perceptions Project’s national conference in Washington, D.C., Elaine talked about her nationwide survey that kicked off the project, designed to increase understanding between scientific and religious communities.
March 13, 2015
Science Engagement in Congregations
At the “Perceptions: Science and Religious Communities” national conference, Elaine discussed strategies for improving dialogue between scientific and religious communities on a panel with Walter Kim, Geoff Mitelman, Praveen Sethupathy, and Greg Cootsona.
March 13, 2015
The Faiths of Scientists in the UK and US
Elaine was interviewed about her lecture at the Faraday Institute Summer Course No. 9.
September 21, 2014
The Religious Beliefs of Scientists—a Sociological Analysis
A short interview with Elaine on her Faraday Institute public research seminar.
March 6, 2012
Some Atheists Embrace Religious Traditions
Seventeen percent of atheists with children and 10 percent of those without embrace religious traditions for social and personal reasons, according to research from Rice University and the University of Buffalo SUNY.
November 30, 2011