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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Books

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.

Research

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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Reactions

TED "Bans" the Science Delusion

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

Videos

If God exists how does he or she work?

Rupert maps out the topography of divinity, weaving together the teachings of diverse religious traditions, August 2018.

Essays

Sacred Song, and Where to Find it

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

Audios

Podcasts and Streaming Audio

About

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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Research

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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Events

Upcoming Appearances

UK Keynote address:
The Conference for Consciousness & Human Evolution
London

October 19
Friday
6:00-7:30 pm

London SW7 4LH

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Norway Talk and book launch:
Norwegian translation: Science and Spiritual Practices
Oslo

October 23
Tuesday
6:30-9:00 pm

Odins gate 32,
0260 Oslo

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