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Bringing teachers and researchers together

We are launching an initial research seminar series this Summer 2020, with a view to continuing them in the future.

This first initial series will each take place 3-4.15pm.

This timing will be reviewed once schools reopen.


Tuesday 19th May: Religious Literacy

Your hosts: Kathryn Wright and Kate Christopher

The research being discussed: Religious Literacy: A way forward for religious education?

The researchers in conversation will be: Dr Pat Hannam and Dr Sean Whittle

The research can be found here

Register here


Wednesday 17th June: Teachers and Texts

Your hosts: Ben Wood (NATRE) and Matt Vince (TRS-UK)

The research being discussed: Opening the door to hermeneutical RE

The researcher in conversation will be: Dr Robert Bowie

The research can be found here and here

A quick read: A summary is available through

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Thursday 16th July: Theme TBC

Please check back for more details nearer the time.

For more information about any of these seminars please email




We are delighted to announce that AULRE and Culham St Gabriel’s Trust are hosting the following event:

A Religion and Worldviews Research Seminar: Teachers’ engagement in and with research

Date and Time: Thursday 14th May 2-4pm

***Thursday 14th May ‘sold out’ in a couple of hours.***

***An additional date of Friday 15th May 2-4pm has been added***

Registration: The event is free. Please register for Friday 15th May through Eventbrite here. Once you have registered you will be sent the joining details for the virtual seminar a few days before the event. Presentations will also be sent to participants before/after the event.

Registration closes on 12th May.

Seminar Outline: 

2pm: Setting the context: Culham St Gabriel’s vision and mission

Kathryn Wright, CEO, CSTG

2.15pm The Culham St Gabriel’s Research 7 Projects: An Update

Kevin O’Grady, Lead Consultant for Research, CSTG

2.30pm: Teachers and Texts in the RE Classroom

Robert Bowie, Director, National Institute of Christian Education Research

Chaired by Stephen McKinney (AULRE)

3pm: Emergent Technologies and RE

Paul Hopkins, Lecturer, University of Hull

Chaired by Sean Whittle (AULRE)

3.30pm: Plenary Discussion: Engaging teachers in and with research

Chaired by Kathryn Wright (CSTG)

For more information please email