Prof. Bernard J. Carr, MA, PhD joined the Society in 1972, was co-opted to Council in 1975 and became an elected Member of Council in 1977. Formerly a Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, he is now Emeritus Professor of Mathematics and Astronomy at Queen Mary University of London. He served as President of the Society from 2000 to 2004. He was appointed as a Vice President in 2004. Carr is currently President of the Scientific and Medical Network.
His books include "Quantum Black Holes" and "Universe or Multiverse?" and he is also interested in the role of consciousness in physics. He is developing a new psycho-physical paradigm, linking matter and mind, which accommodates both normal and paranormal mental experiences.
Bernard Carr (ed.), Universe or Multiverse? Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Buckmaster Oversight Committee
Oversees publications projects funded by the legacy of Nigel Buckmaster, including the creation of the Psi Encyclopedia
Chairman: Dr Richard Broughton
Conference Programme Committee
Organises the Society's annual international conference, usually held in early September
Chairman: Prof. Adrian Parker
Provides academic editorial advice for the Journal of the Society for Psychical Research
Chairman: Prof. Chris Roe
Members: Prof. Stephen Braude, Dr Richard Broughton, Prof. Bernard Carr, Prof. Deborah Delanoy, Dr Alan Gauld, Prof. Adrian Parker, Prof. John Poynton, Adrian Ryan, Dr Stefan Schmidt, Dr Paul Stevens, Prof. Caroline Watt
Education and Publicity Committee
Co-ordinates and publicises educational activities
Chairman: Prof. Bernard Carr
Research Grants Committee
Distributes grants to support research in a number of areas.
Chairman: Adrian Ryan