Suzanne Newcombe is a Lecturer in Religious Studies at the Open University and a Research Fellow at Inform, based at the London School of Economics. She researches yoga and ayurveda from a sociological and social historical perspective.
She is currently involved in a project funded by the European Research Council (Horizon 2020) entitled ‘Medicine, Immortality and Moksha: Entangled Histories of Yoga, Ayurveda and Alchemy in South Asia’.
Working at Inform for over a decade has given her research experience with a large variety of minority religions and sects. She has a forthcoming monograph on yoga in Britain coming out with Equinox.