Steuart Campbell

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Steuart Campbell
Born 1937
Birmingham, Warwickshire, England

Steuart Campbell (born 1937) is an Edinburgh-based sceptic and investigative science writer born in Birmingham. Campbell trained as an architect and worked as one until the mid-1970s. He then gained a degree in mathematics and science from the Open University (BA, 1983).

He has written books on science and pseudoscience-related matters:

  • The Loch Ness Monster: The Evidence. 1986.  (Prometheus. 1997. ISBN 1573921785), (Birlinn. 2002. ISBN 1841581984). Debunking belief in the Loch Ness Monster by analysis of all the main evidence, including the various photographs, eye-witness reports and sonar evidence of the "monster".
  • The UFO Mystery Solved. Explicit Books. 1994. ISBN 0952151200.  A critical examination of UFO reports and their explanation in terms of meteorological and astronomical phenomena.[1]
  • The Rise and Fall of Jesus. Explicit Books. 1996. ISBN 0952151219.  (WPS. 2009. Revised ed. ISBN 1904623735). Examines the Jesus myth and the origins of Christianity.
  • Chinook Crash. Pen & Sword. 2007. ISBN 1844150747.  An examination of the crash of RAF Chinook helicopter ZD576 on the Mull of Kintyre.

Campbell is the Treasurer of the Edinburgh Secular Society.[2]

He is also the author of over 100 articles on superstitions (religious and non-religious), language problems, genealogy, scientific beliefs, optical phenomena (astronomical and meteorological), electricity generation and global warming.


  1. ^ "Reports of Scottish UFOs released". BBC News. 18 February 2010. Retrieved 2014-03-18. 
  2. ^ "The Team". Edinburgh Secular Society. Retrieved 2014-03-18. 

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