Academy for the Advancement of Post-Materialist Sciences

Our VISION: To inspire scientists to investigate mind and consciousness as core elements of reality.


  •  Support rigorous applications of the scientific method
  • Nurture curiosity and creativity in research
  • Encourage open-minded exploratory and confirmatory investigations
  • Model integrity and honesty in communication and education
  • Value experimental and empirical data over dogma
  • Create safe settings for sharing theories, evidence, and experiences
  • Promote evidence-based innovation and positive societal change
  • Expand awareness of the interconnectedness of all things
  • Share postmaterialist evidence and understanding with the public

Alef Trust

Alef Trust is a not-for-profit community-interest organization offering online transformational Graduate Programmes and Open Learning Courses for academic, professional and personal development.

The Alef Trust is registered in the UK and is fully accredited by Middlesex University. We foster holistic educational, community and cultural activities that emphasize transpersonal perspectives and transformational learning opportunities.

We educate through a unique online approach, providing 1-to-1 virtual tuition and guidance. We focus on the areas of transpersonal psychology, consciousness studies, spirituality and the application of transpersonal principles in professional development. We collaborate with the International Transpersonal Association and the Scientific and Medical Network to deliver the best possible learning experience.