About Rupert

Rupert Sheldrake, PhD, is a biologist and author best known for his hypothesis of morphic resonance. At Cambridge University he worked in developmental biology as a Fellow of Clare College. He was Principal Plant Physiologist at the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics and From 2005 to 2010 was Director of the Perrott-Warrick project, Cambridge.

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Science and Spiritual Practices

The effects of spiritual practices are now being investigated scientifically as never before, and many studies have shown that religious and spiritual practices generally make people happier and healthier.


Animal Powers

In the late 1980s and early 1990s I explored a variety of experimental approaches for the investigation of unexplained phenomena that might help to enlarge our scientific view of the world.

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Online Staring Experiment

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TED "Bans" the Science Delusion

On January 12th, 2013, Rupert gave a talk entitled The Science Delusion at TEDxWhitechapel.


Rupert Speaks with Russell Brand

A conversation between Rupert and the comedian and philosopher Russell Brand on November 3, 2017.


Sacred Song, and Where to Find it

Rupert reports on an online guide to choral evensong. Published in Resurgence & Ecologist, Jan/Feb 2016.


Podcasts and Streaming Audio


Church Times Interview

"If you want to learn meditation, you can learn it online or go on courses; but if you want to learn how to pray, it’s much harder." Church Times, 23 February 2018, by Terence Handley MacMath.

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Latest Scientific Paper

Determinants of Faraday Wave-Patterns in Water Samples Oscillated Vertically at a Range of Frequencies from 50-200 Hz. Published in Water (2017) Vol 9, by Merlin Sheldrake & Rupert Sheldrake.

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Upcoming Appearances

Germany Vortrag:
Die Wiederentdeckung der Spiritualität

01.10.2018, 19:30 Uhr
Urania Berlin e.V Deutsche Kultur-Gemeinschaft
An der Urania 17
10787 Berlin

Auf Englisch mit deutscher Übersetzung
Tickethotline: Tel. (030) 218 90 91

Germany Vortrag:
Die Wiederentdeckung der Spiritualität

02.10.2018, 19:30 Uhr
Evangelisches Ratsgymnasium Erfurt, Große Aula
Meister-Eckehardt-Str. 1
99084 Erfurt

Auf Englisch mit deutscher Übersetzung
Tickethotline: Tickets über Erfurter Herbstlese ab 15.8.2018 - in Kooperation mit Spirit Lounge und ENGL e.V.