Briefing Paper No 32: Donald Trump, the Environment and the Church

For the last few months JRI Operations Director, Dr Martin Hodson, has been looking into Donald Trump’s environmental policies. Since Trump’s election as President of the United States of America this effort has intensified, and has resulted in the production of JRI Briefing Paper Number 32 “Donald Trump, the Environment …

JRI Conference 18 March 2017

BOOK NOW for the annual JRI conference to be held on Saturday 18th March 2017 at Bournville College, Birmingham. In collaboration with ForMission College, this year’s theme is ‘Nature in the Balance’ and includes keynote talks from Dr Darren Evans, Prof Richard Bauckham and Revd Dave Bookless. Further details are …

Website Update

The JRI website is currently (28th – 31st December 2016) undergoing a makeover! We are hoping to keep as much functionality as possible during this process but there may be times when links become temporarily inactive and items move from the usual menu location. Please bear with us – and …

Three Parent Families: Dr Andrew Wright

Today (15 December 2016) it was announced by the UK’s Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority that 3 parent fertilisations can be undertaken in the UK subject to the granting by the HFEA of the necessary licence. I must declare an interest. I researched for 4 years at Newcastle upon Tyne …

Reflections on Recent Events by Dr Andrew Wright

When the BREXIT referendum result came out one of our family was full of Capt Mainwaring style ‘we’re all doomed’ comments: the older generation had thrown away their generation’s future! Etc., etc. A short fatherly reminder that I had lived through the likes of the Suez Crisis, Black Monday, the …