John Roche – Senior Lecturer in the History of Science and Senior Consultant to the Bridging Two Cultures project

MSc, MA, DPhil (Oxon)

Dr Roche teaches the history of science at Linacre College, Oxford, and applied physics at Oxford Brookes University. He was Senior Consultant and Administrator to the John Templeton Oxford Seminars on Science and Christianity. His main research interest lies in using the history of physics to clarify difficult concepts in today’s physics. His publications include The mathematics of measurement: a critical history (1998), and ‘What is potential energy?’, European Journal of Physics, 24 (2003), 185–96.