The Scientific & Medical Network

Where evidence-based reason meets deep inner knowing

35 years as an independent educational charity

The Scientific and Medical Network is a creative international forum for transformative learning and change.

The Network is part of a worldwide contemporary movement for spiritual emergence, bringing together scientists, doctors, psychologists, engineers, philosophers, complementary practitioners and other professionals in a spirit of open and critical enquiry to explore frontier issues at the interfaces between science, consciousness, wellbeing and spirituality.

Insights gained from engaging in our extensive educational activities enable our Members to initiate informed transformative change in the world, and in their personal and professional lives.

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Our June issue of Towards A New Renaissance is now available, following the theme of new technology and sustainability.

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Imaginal Inspirations with David Lorimer – Dean Radin

David Lorimer’s Guest today is  Dr Dean Radin who is Chief Scientist at the Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS), Associated Distinguished Professor at the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS), and chairman of the biotech company, Cognigenics. He...

A Politics for Survival

“We need a new politics – the politics of existence on this planet… I think the next three days could be important for you, for your life and for humanity.” These grim words land hard on the 150-odd participants of the first Laszlo Institute online Symposium.  Laszlo...

Why a ‘genius’ scientist thinks our consciousness originates at the quantum level

Do our minds have quantum structures that give rise to consciousness? Sir Roger Penrose, one of the world’s most famous scientists, believes this and can explain how he thinks it works. By PAUL RATNER 15 January, 2018 Human consciousness is one of the grand...

Dr Iain McGilchrist & Dr Jordan Peterson discuss a Brain Divided & The Matter with Things

On Thursday 13th May Dr Iain McGilchrist and Dr Jordan Peterson talked for almost 2 hours on Peterson’s podcast. Below is the link in case you missed this, and some of the theme areas they explored which include the discussion of Dr Iain McGilchrist’s new...

Dr. Jane Goodall Wins 2021 Templeton Prize

Dr. Jane Goodall Wins 2021 Templeton Prize We wanted you to be the first to know the exciting news: Dr. Jane Goodall, legendary scientist, conservationist, and activist, has just won the 2021 Templeton Prize. Dr. Goodall is known worldwide for her groundbreaking...

The Scientific World-Picture of To-Day.

THE SCIENTIFIC WORLD-PICTURE OF TO-DAY BY GENERAL THE RT. HON. J. C. SMUTS, P.O., C.H., F.R.S. PRESIDENT OF THE BRITISH ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE. THE PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS. After what I said at the opening this afternoon it is unnecessary for me to...

Dr Larry Culliford – A Pandemic of Possibilities

Coronavirus Lockdown: An Opportunity to Flourish We are all growing wiser by the day. It is quite something to realise that the well-being of others counts for more than one’s own health and safety, even to the point of dying; but that is exactly what COVID-19...

Harald Walach on the Conversations Beyond Science and Religion podcast

As the case against materialism builds, the credentials of the opponents to this pessimistic view of the world continue to increase.  This show’s guest, Dr. Harald Walach, holds a double Ph.D in Clinical Psychology, and History and Theory of Science.  He is currently...

Dr Iain McGilchrist discusses his new book, ‘The Matter With Things’

Dr Iain McGilchrist, author of The Master and His Emissary, discusses some of the themes of his new book, titled ‘The Matter With Things’, due for publication in...

Transcending the Brain – At least some cases of physical damage are associated with enriched consciousness or cognitive skill

Despite significant advances in neuroscience, consciousness remains a vexing mystery. Because the qualities of experience seem to be irreducible to physical parameters,1 a hypothesis that has been garnering attention is that consciousness is fundamental and spatially...

BOOK OF THE WEEK

A Witness Statement

Sir David Attenborough’s witness statement and vision for the future is wise advice that those in charge of our governance systems would do well to heed, but are unlikely to do so as they are in thrall to a dominating oligarchy wedded to the short-term, to power and to solutions that dispense with the human in favour of technology.

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Towards a New Renaissance

Book Reviews

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A database of 2600 book reviews.

Further Educational Benefits

Support projects including Galileo project and Young people / Student Development Support Projects.

Informal Webinars

Three weekly informal webinars exclusively for Members – an interactive dialogue with Chair Paul Filmore, a meditation session with Emeritus President Dr Peter Fenwick and a virtual bar with Paul Kieniewicz

Paradigm Explorer

Journal published three times a year in pdf and print formats.

72 page, major articles, and overly detailed recently published book reviews.

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A website with a special area for Members including a fascinating archive of downloadable MP3s from previous events discussion groups, forums, and past copies of published material.

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Social groups & Forums  discussing current topics on science, medicine and spirituality.

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