Source: Oxford Cross-Cultural Research Institute (OCCRI).
Shaykh (Dr.) M. Riyad H. Nadwi is a graduate of Dar al-Uloom, Nadwatul 'Ulama in Lucknow, India, where he studied the traditional Islamic sciences for a period of twelve years. He has been living in Oxford for the last 18 years where he has served in several academic positions. Shaikh Nadwi also has a PhD from the University of Portsmouth in Cognitive Science. The Shaikh has published works on a variety of subjects ranging from Islamic theology, philosophy, to science, psychology and politics and is considered as one of the most erudite scholars alive today.