Public Leadership Programme


KLICE is committed to investing in the long-term formation of future Christian leaders - scholars and practitioners - in various fields of public life. 

Postgraduate students:

We aim to equip young and early career scholars with strong academic potential and faith commitment to develop and effectively communicate authentically Christian approaches to key ethical challenges of our time. Occasionally, funds become available to support postgraduate students working on a range of issues in Christian ethics which are influential within the academy or society, or both. These are advertised via KLICE News, on our home page and via our list of Research Seminar participants. To apply to be added to the list, contact the Director. There are no awards currently available.

Candidates should be registered for an advanced research degree at a UK university. There is no formal nationality requirement but preference will normally be given to candidates likely to make a contribution to work on ethics in the UK. Candidates might be based within theology/religious studies departments, and be working on topics in biblical ethics, theological ethics, or, perhaps, inter-religious ethics. Or they might be working on core ethical issues in other disciplines, but from a Christian perspective. Examples of the latter might be research on Christian origins of western political order (where candidates could be based in departments of, say, political science or history); or medical ethics (where the home department might be medicine, law or philosophy). In these latter cases, the formal research topics may not be explicitly theological in nature, but we will be seeking to sponsor projects where a Christian ethical perspective is clearly formative in the research and is likely to issue in published work of this nature.

We offer one named award, the Professor Sir Norman Anderson Award, named in memory of a leading British Christian lawyer of the twentieth century. The first award was held by James Gould (Exeter University law school) from 2013-2016. Funds are currently being sought to renew this award.

From 2013-2017 we offered 3 Business and Economic Ethics Awards, on ‘The Purpose of Business’. The awards were administered by KLICE and offered in partnership with Transforming Business. We are not currently offering new awards in this category.

Details of application procedures for awards as and when they come open will be listed on this page and advertised through Sibylline Leaves (the KLICE e-newsletter).

Our current and past award-holders are here.

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Summer/Winter Schools

KLICE's summer or winter schools are core elements of the Public Leadership Programme relevant to both professionals and postgraduate students.

In the past we have hosted summer schools on Medical Ethics, in partnership with the Christian Medical Fellowship (CMF) and on Law and Ethics, in partnership with Lawyers Christian Fellowship (LCF).




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For the latest newsletter from KLICE - Sibylline Leaves - see here

The latest edition of Ethics in Conversation is also now available. In this issue, Rev. Dr Craig Bartholomew (Director of KLICE) explores the subject of Christian Higher Education - see here