Science and Spirituality:

Dialogues for Happiness

A One-Day Conference organised by Inner Space Cambridge


Saturday October 26th 2019  - 9.30 am - 4.00 pm


A rich and diverse grouping of speakers will present and discuss how positive change can be practically enacted in the world in line with the spiritual model and the scientific discoveries.


The conference will explore a range of themes central to our philosophy and how they can be applied in our modern world. In particular, we have selected two areas to explore in detail through panel discussions:

- Emotional Health
- The Spirit of Play


Keynote speakers


Prof. Corina Sas

Corina started her academic career at Lancaster as lecturer in 2004, and senior lecturer in 2010, to become in 2017 the first female Professor in the School of Computing and Communication. Corina leads internationally recognised research in Human Computer Interaction (HCI), playing a key role in shaping the School’s growing research agenda in digital health.


Dusha Novakovic

Dr Dusha Novakovic has been working as an academic across many Universities in the UK within the fields of Mathematics and Computer Science for over 25 years. She has been practicing meditation for over 17 years. Dusha is very passionate about life and has a particular interest in the correlation between our mind-sets and the quality of our lives. She strives to understand self and life in great depth and has shared her findings in many events across the world.

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Neville Hodgkinson

Neville Hodgkinson worked for many years as a science and medical correspondent for national newspapers including the Daily Mail and Sunday Times.  In 1994 he gave up full-time journalism to live and work at the Brahma Kumaris retreat centre near Oxford.  He is the author of Will To Be Well - the Real Alternative Medicine (Hutchinson, 1984), and AIDS: The Failure of Contemporary Science (Fourth Estate, 1996).  His latest book, I Know How To Live, I Know How To Die - the Teachings of Dadi Janki, is to be published by John Hunt Publishing on June 26.

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Dr. Prashant Kakoday

Prashant, based in Cambridge, has a background in surgery and integrated health. His main interest is in the relationship between the psyche, emotions, behaviour and health. He has spoken on these subjects in many countries and institutions, including the W.H.O. and the Medical Teaching Program in the U.S.A.