Centre for Intelligent Design

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Template:Infobox Organization The Centre for Intelligent Design is an organisation in the United Kingdom that promotes the theory of Intelligent Design, which "argues that certain features of the universe and of living things are best explained by intelligent causation."[1] The centre's activity is organised under a charitable trust governed by the laws of Guernsey, Channel Islands.[2] The organisation is mainly an advocacy or public relations operation.[3] Its president is Norman Nevin, emeritus professor of medical genetics at Queen's University in Belfast, and its vice-president is Dr David Galloway, the vice president of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons.[4]

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  1. ID and Evolution. Centre for Intelligent Design. Retrieved on 13 November 2010. “The theory of Intelligent Design argues that certain features of the universe and of living things are best explained by intelligent causation.”
  2. UK Centre for Intelligent Design claims it will focus on science, not religion. The Guardian. Retrieved on 13 November 2010.
  3. The Centre for Intelligent Design – Britain's Latest Creationist Organisation. British Centre for Science Education. Retrieved on 13 November 2010. “The Centre for Intelligent Design does not propose to either undertake or finance research into Intelligent Design. It's an advocacy or public relations operation. The small number of people running the Centre appear to be socially and politically well connected within the regions they live and work. The initial number directly involved is small – possibly no more than ten. The Centre is head-quartered in Scotland.”
  4. Secular society warns against 'intelligent design' in Scottish schools. The Christian Century. Retrieved on 13 November 2010. “Its president is Norman Nevin, emeritus professor of medical genetics at Queen's University in Belfast, and its vice-president is Dr David Galloway, the vice president of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons.”

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