Rupert Sheldrake, PhD, is a biologist and author of more than 90 technical papers and nine books, including Ways to Go Beyond and Why They Work. He was a Fellow of Clare College, Cambridge and a Research Fellow of the Royal Society. He worked in India as Principal Plant Physiologist at the International Crops Research Institute, ICRISAT, and also lived for two years in the Benedictine ashram of Fr Bede Griffiths in Tamil Nadu.
From 2005-2010, he was Director of the Perrott-Warrick Project for the study of unexplained human and animal abilities, funded by Trinity College, Cambridge. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Noetic Sciences and of Schumacher College in Devon, England. Rupert lives in London. His web site is www.sheldrake.org.