Researcher Helps Students Combine Their Faith, Science

Published: Monday, April 10, 2017 - 3:10pm
Updated: Friday, April 14, 2017 - 3:57pm

Though there are examples of legendary pioneers in science like Isaac Newton who combined faith and science in their lives, religion and biology in particular have a complicated relationship.

And that has led to discomfort for students who come from religious backgrounds but who want to have science-based careers.

Elizabeth Barnes, a researcher in ASU’s Biology Department, has worked with colleagues to try to find ways to put those students in a better place and help them feel their faith is compatible with science.

We spoke with Barnes.

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