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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

Out now in the UK: Rupert's new book - a sequel to Science and Spiritual Practices. Order from Amazon UK, Amazon US, or Hive.


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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.

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Ways to Go Beyond and Why They Work

Sheldrake talks with Brian Rose on London Real; March, 2019


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Sacred Song, and Where to Find it

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

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Podcasts and Streaming Audio

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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 PDF

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 Events

US Keynote Address and Breakout Session:
Institute of Noetic Sciences International Conference
Santa Clara, CA

July 19-20, 2019
Friday and Saturday

Santa Clara Marriott
2700 Mission College Blvd
Santa Clara, CA 95054

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Canada Workshop:
Science and Spiritual Practices
Co-led with Merlin and Cosmo Sheldrake

July 31 to Aug 4, 2019
Wed-Sun

Hollyhock
Cortes Island
BC, Canada

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