- November 10th, 2018, 2:30-3:30 pm, Phoenix, AZ . Mind & Life: International Symposium for Contemplative Research, 2018. Dr. Kim Penberthy participated in a collaborative panel presentation titled: “Off the Cushion and into the Streets: Diversity and Inclusion in Contemplative Science.” Dr. Penberthy co-presented with Martin Davidson of the UVA Darden School of Business, Michael Swanberg of UVA Public Health, and Dallas Ducar of the UVA School of Nursing.
- October 27th, 2018, 10:00-11 am, UVA Alumni Hall, Charlottesville VA. Dr. Jim Tucker presented “Children’s Memories of Previous Lives”. Dr. Tucker presented his research of recent American cases of children who remember previous lives to a group of UVA alumni.
- August 31, 2018, Bellevue, WA, IANDS 2018 Conference: Explore the Extraordinary-The After effects and Gifts of NDEs , August 30th-September 2nd. Dr. Bruce Greyson delivered the keynote presentation for the IANDS 2018 Conference. Dr. Greyson’s talk was titled: “WHY NEAR-DEATH EXPERIENCES MATTER: CHANGED LIVES AND CHOPPED LIVER”.
- April 12, 2018 Paramount Theater, Charlottesville, VA, Seventh Annual Tom Tom Founders Festival.
“Life After Death? A panel discussion with the Research Faculty of the Division of Perceptual Studies at University of Virginia, moderated by John Cleese.”
UVA DOPS faculty panel with John Cleese
On April 12th 2018, legendary actor, writer and comedian John Cleese, friend and supporter of the research being done at the UVA Division of Perceptual Studies, acted as moderator in a 90 minute discussion of an overview of the scope of the research being done at the UVA Division of Perceptual Studies.
In this panel discussion the UVA Division of Perceptual Studies research faculty convened to present an overview of the research to which they have dedicated their academic careers. The DOPS panel presenters were: director of UVA DOPS, Jim Tucker, MD; Ed Kelly, PhD; Emily Kelly, PhD; Bruce Greyson, MD; and Kim Penberthy, PhD. Click here to see the video of this event.
John Cleese, generous friend and supporter of our research, did a benefit performance for DOPS!
John Cleese, Paramount Theater, Charlottesville, VA, April 11th, 2018
This was a special appearance by the legendary John Cleese in a solo performance as part of the 7th annual Tom Tom Founders Festival, 2018.
The proceeds from the performance benefitted UVA Division of Perceptual Studies research efforts. The faculty and staff here at UVA DOPS are most grateful to all who came out to support us!
All of us here at UVA DOPS extend our heartfelt gratitude to the inimitable Mr. John Cleese for his generous support of the research being done at the UVA Division of Perceptual Studies!