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McLeish Tom

Tom McLeish FRS is Professor of Natural Philosophy at the University of York. His research has contributed to the new fields of 'soft matter physics' and 'biological physics', working with chemists, engineers, and biologists to connect molecular structure with emergent properties. His research interests also include the framing of science, society, and science policy, and is the author of Faith and Wisdom in Science (OUP, 2014). He was Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research at Durham University from 2008-2014, and is both the current chair of the Royal Society's Education Committee and a trustee of the John Templeton Foundation. He was the first winner of the Institute of Physics Edwards Prize (2017) for his work on soft matter.
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Poetry and Music of Science: Comparing Creativity in Science and Art
What human qualities are needed to make scientific discoveries, and which to make great art? Many wo...
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Soft Matter: A Very Short Introduction
Soft Matter science is concerned with soft materials such as polymers, colloids, liquid crystals, an...
Faith and Wisdom in Science
"Can you Count the Clouds?" asks the voice of God from the whirlwind in the stunningly beautiful ca...
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Faith and Wisdom in Science
Communicates science from within real stories over a timespan of millenniaArgues that science can be...
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