Category : Academic Freedom

Free speech on campus is a key Index on Censorship project to defend and expand freedom of speech at colleges and universities around the world

Science shouldn’t shut down discussion

The furore over Michael Reiss’s comments on creationism signify a worrying tendency that is bad for academic freedom and for science, says Steve Fuller On 16 September, Michael Reiss (pictured) resigned from his post as director of education at the Royal Society in the wake of comments he made the previous week at the annual […]

New guidelines for combating campus extremism

In a move designed to tackle the threat of extremism on university campuses, the UK government issued updated anti-terrorism guidelines for academics on 22 January.