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Religion and Science: Finding a Common Ground
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Religion and Science: Finding a Common Ground

The words 'religion' and 'science' are not often seen together, and if they are, it can sometimes be in a negative context. Here at Royal Holloway we are lucky enough to be a part of a diverse student population, which inevitably contains religious students studying scientific degrees. We spoke to Nishall Garala, the Religious Affairs Officer for the RHUL Hindu society, to find out more about the implications of the ‘religion versus science’ debate for students. Hi Nishall, thanks for coming to discuss this with us today! So, to begin: what do you think about the issue of science vs. religion, and the effect this has on religious students studying a scientific degree course? I don't think there is a particularly negative perception about science students being religious. Most people ...