Join us April 17-19 for the BioLogos national conference, Faith & Science 2024, as we explore God’s Word and God’s World together!

Tom McLeish

Tom McLeish


Tom McLeish, FRS, is Professor of Natural Philosophy in the Department of Physics at the
University of York, England, and is also affiliated to the University’s Centre for Medieval
Studies and Humanities Research Centre.

His scientific research in soft matter and biological physics, draws on collaboration with
chemists, engineers, and biologists to study relationships between molecular structure and
emergent material properties, and was recognized by major awards in the USA and Europe. He
currently leads the UK ‘Physics of Life’ network, and holds a 5-year personal research
fellowship focusing on the physics of protein signaling and the self-assembly of silk fibres.

Other academic interests include the framing of science, theology, society and history, and the
theory of creativity in art and science, leading to the recent book The Poetry and Music of
Science (OUP 2019).

Resources by this author...

If you enjoy this author, check out these resources