Ruth is a Senior Research Associate at The Faraday Institute for Science and Religion, working on the positive interaction between science and faith.
After studying Genetics at Aberdeen University, she completed a PhD at Edinburgh University, based at the MRC Human Genetics Unit. During this time she also worked at the Edinburgh Science Festival, developing and delivering hands-on science activities.
She spent two years as a part-time postdoctoral researcher at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology, Edinburgh University, while also working as the Development Officer for Christians in Science – a post she held for three years, before moving full-time to the Faraday Institute to develop the “Test of FAITH” resources, the first of which were launched in 2009. Ruth is a trustee of Christians in Science.
On Common Ground
Ruth participated in the conversation “Awe, Wonder and Beauty in Science – a route to God?” on 23 March.