Denis Alexander Tour

Dr Denis Alexander will be visiting Australia in September 2018 to deliver the New College Lectures ( New College has kindly agreed to collaborate with ISCAST to allow Denis to also speak in Perth, Brisbane, Melbourne, Canberra and Adelaide.

Please read below for details and check back as more information is confirmed. 


Perth: Thursday 6 September 5.30pm
"Science and Faith: Friends or Foes?"
Hosted by our friends from City Bible Forum in conjunction with ISCAST.
Register here.

Sydney: Tuesday 11 to Thursday 13 September
"Genetics, God and the Future of Humanity"
For information on the New College Lectures, please click the above image. 

Brisbane: Tuesday 18 September
"Genetics, God and the Future of Humanity"
Lunch and lecture at The Emmanuel Centre for the Study of Science, Religion and Society
Emmanuel College, University of Queensland
62 Upland Rd, St Lucia, Qld, 4067

Melbourne: Wednesday 19 September
"Genetics, God and the Future of Humanity"
Evening lecture; more details to come

Melbourne: Thursday 20 September
"Genes, Determinism and God: Are We Slaves to Our Genes?"
Morning lecture: 10am at The Doherty Institute,
792 Elizabeth St, (Cnr Elizabeth and Grattan Sts) Parkville, 3052

Canberra: 20-23 September
"Genetics, God and the Future of Humanity"
Lecture and Q&A: More details to come.

Adelaide: Monday 24 September
"Genetics, God and the Future of Humanity"
Evening lecture: 7.30pm 
Venue details to be confirmed

Dr Denis Alexander is the Founding Director [Emeritus] of The Faraday Institute for Science and Religion, St Edmund's College, University of Cambridge, where he is Emeritus Fellow. He is a past chair of the Molecular Immunology Programme and Head of the Laboratory of Lymphocyte Signalling and Development at The Babraham Institute, Cambridge.

Dr Alexander was previously at the Imperial Cancer Research Laboratories in London (now Cancer Research UK) and spent 15 years developing university departments and laboratories overseas, latterly as Associate Professor of Biochemistry in the Medical Faculty of the American University of Beirut, Lebanon, where he helped to establish the National Unit of Human Genetics.

From 1992-2013 he was Editor of the journal Science & Christian Belief, and Dr Alexander also served as a member of the executive committee of the International Society for Science and Religion. Having given the Gifford Lectures at St. Andrews University in 2012, these lectures were published by CUP in August 2017 under the title 'Genes, Determinism and God'.