Imperial College must not “disown” one of its founding fathers, Thomas Huxley, eminent scientists have warned as they urged the university not to remove his bust or rename a building named after him
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Academic unions are facing deepening divides over transgender issues, just as they seek to unite members in fights for fairer pay and pensions.
In the UK, a new group of early career academics has claimed that the University and College Union has failed to stand up for scholars facing harassment ...
Top academics at Durham University are accused of whipping up mob of left-wing students attempting to oust head of college for defending Rod Liddle speech furore
- Senior Durham University academics accused of whipping up Left-wing student mob
- Left-wing students are trying to oust the head of a college amid a free-speech ...
I resigned from The Open University last night. The University has allowed things to escalate to a point beyond repair. My trust and heart have been broken. As many of you know, I am taking the OU to the Employment Tribunal ...
The Westminster government’s campus free speech bill could be helpful for higher education institutions provided it is “proportionate and manageable”, according to Universities UK.
John Cleese has cancelled an appearance at Cambridge University after a visiting speaker was banned for a Hitler impression.
The star, who said he had done a similar impression on a Monty Python show, said he was “blacklisting myself before someone else does”.
A mother-of-two law student who was investigated by university chiefs after saying ‘women have vaginas’ has today been cleared of misconduct.
James Murray is a higher education and employment lawyer at Taylor Vinters, a law firm specialising in research and innovation. He has written a number of articles dealing with academic freedom and free speech on campus.
My name is Jo Phoenix. I am Professor of Criminology at the Open University.
I am bringing an employment tribunal claim to hold the OU to account for the public campaign of harassment that has made my working life unbearable, and I really need your support.
A professor accused of transphobia for her views on gender identity is quitting her post at the University of Sussex.
Philosophy professor Kathleen Stock, who rejects the claim, said she would be leaving after “a horrible time” and “difficult few years”.
Earlier this month an ...