Event Reports

Reports, reviews, abstracts from past events

Wiseman and McLuhan debate the paranormal

This morning's (1 March) "Today" programme included a debate on the paranormal. read more >>

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Link to Rupert Sheldrake’s Public Lecture

Rupert Sheldrake’s Perrot Warrick Public Lecture on “The Evolution of Telepathy” is now available online. read more >>

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Study Day No. 60: Ordered Minds with Disordered Brains

The Study Day dealt with Near Death, End-of-Life and Out-of-Body experiences. read more >>

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Report on SPR Conference, September 2010

The SPR's 2010 conference took place in the pleasant surroundings of Sheffield University's recently-built Endcliffe Village. read more >>

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Lecture report by Tom Ruffles

Myers Memorial Lecture by Erlendur Haraldsson: Frederic Myers and the perfect case. read more >>

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Study Day No 59: Healers and Healing

Report by Tom Ruffles The study day held on 17 April 2010, organised and chaired by Robert Charman, was on the subject of Healers and Healing. Five speakers supplied a broad overview of some of the theory and practice of healing, applied to both humans and animals in a variety of situations. read more >>

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Study Day 58: Poltergeist Outbreaks: Then and Now

The subject for October 2009’s Study Day was poltergeists, with the emphasis on continuities in different places and at different times, and John Newton – the organiser and chair for the day – introduced the proceedings with a brief historical perspective. The format was an unusual one, each speaker discussing a pair (or sometimes more in practice) of cases that would allow differences and similarities to be teased out. read more >>

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Report on SPR Conference, September 2009

This year's 33rd International SPR Conference, held at Nottingham on 4-6 September, was extremely successful. Housed on the astonishing Jubilee Campus of Nottingham University (site of the old Raleigh cycle-factory), the eighty-plus delegates could marvel at the leading-edge architecture and hear stimulating papers on a wide range of topics. read more >>

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