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The Rt Rev Tim Dakin, addressing the conference at the University.
July 1, 2019

University hosts national faith in higher education forum

Some of the country’s foremost opinion leaders on the Church of England and its links with higher education have addressed a conference at the University of Chester on what makes faith-based institutions tick.

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Father Martin McAlinden.
June 18, 2019

Groundbreaking research for the Catholic church published in tribute to popular Catholic priest.

The doctoral research of one of Ireland’s priests and scholars, who sadly died in 2016, is the focus of the latest book to be published by the University of Chester Press.

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The former Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams – Baron Williams of Oystermouth.
May 9, 2019

Former Archbishop of Canterbury to give public lecture at University

The former Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams – Baron Williams of Oystermouth – returns to the University of Chester next week to give a public lecture.

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April 9, 2019

TRS PG students make significant contribution to Faith Lives of Women and Girls Research Group conference

TRS Chester was very well represented at a recent conference at Queen’s Theological Foundation, Birmingham, hosted by the Faith Lives of Women and Girls research group.  Liz Shercliff,  a DProf c
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Caroline Tee
March 19, 2019

University academic awarded international research funding to explore British Muslim civic life

A Senior Lecturer in Islamic Studies at the University of Chester has been awarded a major research grant focusing on British Islam. Dr Caroline Tee’s project will investigate how Muslims in the United Kingdom read, understand and apply the religious teachings of the Qur’an and Sunna (the sayings, customs and example of the Prophet Muhammad) in their daily lives – specifically when it comes to decisions about how to partake in civic life.

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Professor David Clough
March 7, 2019

University Professor tours US and Canada promoting new animal-friendly publication

A University of Chester Professor has just completed a month-long book tour of the US and Canada. David Clough, who is Professor of Theological Ethics, is promoting his new work on the study of human practice in relation to other animals.

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RE student teachers on the Religious Education module at the University of Chester.
February 21, 2019

University Department mentioned in parliamentary debate

The work of the University of Chester’s Department of Theology and Religious Studies (TRS) in promoting high quality Religious Education, to support religious literacy, has been mentioned during a parliamentary debate in the House of Commons.


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January 16, 2019

TRS Chester ‘What’s the Big Idea?’ Competition Winner Announced

Our National A-level competition attracted a wide variety of types of entry, from original artwork and contemplative writing, to essays drawing on the work of philosophers, religious figures, femin

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New Professors appointed in Theology Department
September 17, 2018

New Professors Appointed in TRS

Hannah Bacon has been appointed Acting Head of Theology and Religious Studies and Associate Professor in Feminist Theology.

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July 30, 2018

Professor David Clough awarded grant for ground-breaking work on the Christian ethics of farmed animal welfare

David Clough, our Professor of Theological Ethics, has been awarded the grant by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) for a three-year project on the Christian ethics of farmed animal welfare.

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