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 in Hyderabad, India. From 2005 to 2010 he was Director of the Perrott-Warrick project for research on unexplained human and animal abilities, funded by Trinity College, Cambridge.

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Ways to Go Beyond and Why They Work

Pre-order in the UK for the January 24th release of Rupert's new book - a sequel to Science and Spiritual Practices.


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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TED "Bans" the Science Delusion

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


Psi in Everyday Life: Evidence and Debates

A talk at the University of Northampton on November 27th, 2018.


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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UK Book Launch Talk:
Ways to Go Beyond and Why They Work

Jan 28, 2019
Talk: 7:00pm, Signing: 8:30pm

St James's Church
197 Piccadilly
London, W1J 9LL

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UK Book Launch:
Scientific and Medical Network

FEb 7, 2019
7:00-9:00 pm

King’s College, Strand
Lecture Theatre B5
London WC2R 2NS

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