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Prof. Eric Priest
Prof Eric Priest is James Gregory and Bishop Wardlaw professor of mathematics at St Andrews and is a world leader in the study of the Sun’s magnetic field and atmosphere. In particular, he builds mathematical models the subtle nonlinear interaction between the plasma atmosphere of the Sun and its magnetic field, which is responsible for much of the dynamic behaviour we see. He is a Fellow of Royal Society and on the Advisory Boards of the Faraday Institute and the John Templeton Foundation. He organises the highly successful James Gregory Public Lectures at St Andrews three times per year on Science and Religion, attracting 500-600 audience. He has edited 15 books and written 2 research monographs and 440 journal papers.