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Meet the Team

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Permanent Staff

God and the Big Bang is supported by a wide range of staff at organisations including the Church of England, the Faraday Institute for Science and Religion, Christians in Science, the Institute of Education at the University of Reading, and it is funded by the Templeton World Charity Foundation. These are the staff employed by the project:

Hannah Malcolm
Hannah MalcolmProject Coordinator
Hannah recently started working as Project Coordinator for God and the Big Bang. She has a Double First Class degree in Theology from the University of Cambridge and a Master’s degree from Yale Divinity School, where she focused on the Church’s role in social change around the world. Prior to moving to Manchester, she was an Environmental Education coordinator at Hilfield Friary, which was the first recipient of the Eco Church Gold Award in the UK. She is passionate about equipping Christians to act on the findings of Environmental Science. She also loves encouraging young people to ask hard questions.
Michael Harvey
Michael HarveyExecutive Director
Michael Harvey has helped a numerous businesses and individuals unlock growth and unleash potential. In 2004 Back to Church Sunday was birthed and Michael started to work with churches throughout the UK and eventually throughout the english speaking world. He has spoken to thousands of church leaders in his Unlocking the Growth Seminars and has to date seen thousands of Christians mobilised to invite, resulting in hundreds of thousands of accepted invitations. Michael has been instrumental in developing the God and the Big Bang project over the past few years.

Student Profiles

God and the Big Bang really wants to help develop a new generation of able scientific communicators. We really love giving people, from early career scientists and science students to trainee science and RE teachers, the opportunity to develop their communication skills and get to grips with the fascinating topics of science and faith. There are lots of different ways for people to get involved. Here are the profiles of some of the amazing people already involved with the project!

Anna Pearson
Anna PearsonDPhil Quantum Mechanics, Oxford

Anna Pearson has recently graduated with a Masters degree in Physics from Royal Holloway. Along with two friends she set up a Christians in Science group at Royal Holloway in her third year, and she has been a part of the London CiS group. Her favourite area of Physics is Quantum Mechanics and she started a PhD in this area at the University of Oxford in September… (see more)

Tom Ingleby
Tom InglebyEarth Sciences PhD Student, Leeds

Tom  is currently a PhD student at the University of Leeds investigating earthquake deformation using satellite data. He became a Christian whilst studying natural sciences at the University of Cambridge. Here’s what he has to say about the God and the Big Bang project… (see more)

Dr Nick Higgs
Dr Nick HiggsMarine Biologist, Plymouth

Dr Nick Higgs is a marine biologist who works on lots of different aspects of the marine environment, ranging from tropical seagrass beds to biodiversity of the deep oceans. Originally from the Bahamas, he now lives & works in Plymouth and previously worked at the Natural History Museum in London… (see more)

Tim Middleton
Tim MiddletonEarth Sciences DPhil Student, Oxford

Tim Middleton is in the final year of his PhD on earthquakes at the University of Oxford. He was the student representative on the Christians in Science committee for three years and is an Associate of the Faraday Institute for Science and Religion. We asked him why he thinks the God and the Big Bang project is so important… (see more)

Amy Timmins
Amy TimminsBiochemistry PhD Student, University of Manchester

Amy Timmins became a Christian whilst studying Biochemistry at the University of East Anglia. She is now a PhD student at the University of Manchester. She recently attended one of our training workshops, but had already been getting involved with the project in a variety of ways… (see more)

Calum Miller
Calum MillerJunior Doctor, Recent Oxford Graduate

Calum Miller recently graduated as a doctor having studied Medicine for the past 6 years. He also had a strong interest in philosophy, ethics and apologetics.

We asked him why he decided to attend our September training… (see more)

Lesley Gray
Lesley GrayTrainee teacher, previously PhD student at the NIMR

Lesley Gray has recently finished her PhD at The National Institute for Medical Research, where she also did a Year in Industry, whilst studying Medical Biochemistry at Surrey University. Her project focused on DNA helicases and antibiotic resistant bacteria… (see more)