Prof. R.J. Berry FIBiol FRSE
R.J. (Sam) Berry is Emeritus Professor of Genetics at University College, London. He is a former President of the Linnean Society, the British Ecological Society, the European Ecological Federation, the Mammal Society, and Christians in Science. Prof. Berry was also a member of the Human Fertilisation & Embryology Authority (1990-1996) and of the Natural Environment Research Council (1981-1987), and was previously Editor of the Biological Journal of the Linnean Society (1978-1990), a member of the General Synod of the Church of England(1970-1990) and a founding member of the International Society for Science and Religion. Prof. Berry received the UK Templeton Award in 1996 for "Long and distinguished advocacy of the Christian faith among scientists" and received the Marsh Award for Ecology in 2001.
Recent Publications in Science and Religion
- Divine action: expected and unexpected. Zygon, 37: 717-27, 2002.
- Gods Book of Works. The Nature and Theology of Nature. London: T&T Clark,2003
- God & Darwin: the two books of nature. The Linnean, 20: 8-14, 2004.
- Did Homo sapiens become Homo divinus? In Listening to Creation Groaning: 172-86. Vischer, L. (ed). Geneva: John Knox Center, Publication no.16, 2004
- Environmental Stewardship: Critical Perspectives Past and Present. London: T&T Clark, 2006.
Recent Scientific Publications
- Orkney Nature. London: Poyser, 2000.
- A historical perspective on phenotype. In Encyclopedia of Biodiversity, volume 4: 537-47. Levin, S.A. (ed). San Diego: Academic Press, 2001.
- Environmental decision making in a technological age: prudence, wisdom and justice. Ethics in Science and Politics: 30-36, 2002.
- Island differentiation muddied by island biogeographers. Environmental Archaeology, 9: 117-121, 2004.
- The house mouse: a model and motor for evolutionary understanding. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 84: 335-47, 2005 (with Scriven, P.N.)