Our Signatories

We the undersigned believe that:

I.

Staff and students at UK universities should be free, within the limits of  the law, to express any opinion without fear of reprisal.

II.

Staff and students at UK universities should not be compelled to express any opinion against their belief or conscience.

III.

UK universities should not promote as a matter of official policy any political agenda or affiliate themselves with organisations promoting such agendas.*

*Clarification 

Arts and Media

Prof. Ian Pace – City University, London

Dr. Edward Wickham – University of Cambridge

Prof. Murray Smith – University of Kent

Ms. Carol Beckett – Manchester Metropolitan University

Dr. Catherine Rosario – Goldsmiths, University of London

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Biology and Natural History

Prof. Sir Walter Bodmer FRS FRSE  – University of Oxford

Prof. Simon Conway Morris FRS – University of Cambridge

Mr. Clive Hambler – University of Oxford

Dr. John Baird – University of Aberdeen

Dr. Jeremy Sternberg – University of Aberdeen

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Classics and Archaeology

Prof. Jane Lightfoot FBA – University of Oxford

Prof. Armand D’Angour – University of Oxford

Dr. David Butterfield – University of Cambridge

Prof. Lynette Mitchell – University of Exeter

Dr. Kathryn Stevens – University of Oxford

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Economics and Business

Prof. Lord Meghnad Desai – London School of Economics

Prof. Heather Joshi CBE FBA FAcSS – University College London

Prof. Jeanette Findlay – University of Glasgow

Prof. Sir Partha Dasgupta GBE FBA FRS – University of Cambridge

Dr. Vijay Joshi – University of Oxford

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Education and Social Work

Prof. Lesley Gourlay – University College London

Prof. Judith Suissa – University College London

Prof. Lindsay Paterson FBA – University of Edinburgh

Prof. Gale Macleod – University of Edinburgh

Dr. Holly Smith – University College London

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English Literature

Prof. Isabel Armstrong FBA – Birkbeck, University of London

Dr. Julia Jordan – University College London

Dr. Sally Bayley FRSL – University of Oxford

Prof. Steven Connor FBA – King’s College, London

Prof. Seamus Perry – University of Oxford

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Geography and Geology

Prof. Michael Winter OBE – University of Exeter

Prof. Paul Norman – University of Leeds

Prof. Danielle Sinnett – University of West England

Ms. Michelle Shipworth – University College London

Dr. Jens Kandt – University College London

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History

Prof. Lord Robert Skidelsky FBA – University of Warwick

Prof. Paul Dubow – University of Cambridge

Prof. Geoffrey Hosking OBE – University College London

Prof. David Abulafia CBE FBA – University of Cambridge

Prof. Jonathan Clark FRHistS – University of Oxford

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History of Ideas

Prof. Catherine Marshall – University of Oxford

Prof. Richard Bourke FBA – University of Cambridge

Dr. Henry Hardy – University of Oxford

Prof. David Wootton – University of York

Prof. Jeremy Jennings – King’s College London

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Law

Prof. Ruth Chang – University of Oxford

Prof. Steven Greer FRSA FAcSS – University of Bristol

Prof. Janet O’Sullivan – University of Cambridge

Prof. Sir John Baker KC FBA – University of Cambridge

Prof. Michael Zander KC FBA – London School of Economics

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Languages and Linguistics

Dr. Marie Daouda – University of Oxford

Dr Anita Bunyan – University of Cambridge

Prof. Gerald Moore – University of Durham

Prof. Anne Buckley – University of Leeds

Prof. Siam Bhayro – University of Exeter

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Mathematics and Computing

Prof. Alan Sokal – University College London

Prof. Philip Dawid FRS – University of Cambridge

Prof. Sir David Spiegelhalter FRS – University of Cambridge

Prof. Perdita Stevens – University of Edinburgh

Dr. John Armstrong – King’s College London

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Philosophy

Prof. Helen Beebee FBA – University of Leeds

Prof. Janet Radcliffe Richards – University of Oxford

Prof. John Marenbon FBA – University of Cambridge

Prof. Hilary Greaves – University of Oxford

Prof. John Hyman – University College London

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Physics, Chemistry and Engineering

Prof. Anne Green – University of Nottingham

Prof. Jonathan Jones – University of Oxford

Prof. Michael Kelly FRS FREng – University of Cambridge

Prof. Markus Kraft – University of Cambridge

Prof. Sir Michael Pepper FRS FREng – University College London

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Politics and International Relations

Prof. Anatol Lieven – King’s College London

Dr. Yuan Yi Zhu – University of Oxford

Dr. Edward Howell – University of Oxford

Dr. Matt Beech – University of Hull

Prof. Adam Swift – University College London

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Psychology, Psychiatry and Medicine

Prof. Raymond Tallis FRCP FRSA – University of Manchester

Prof. Sophie Scott CBE – University College London

Prof. Susan Blackmore – University of Plymouth

Prof. Iain McGilchrist – University of Oxford

Prof. Robert Plomin CBE FBA FMedSci – King’s College London

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Sociology and Anthropology

Prof. Steven Lukes FBA – University of Oxford

Prof. John Goldthorpe CBE FBA – University of Oxford

Prof. Alice Sullivan – University College London

Prof. Colin Mills – University of Oxford

Prof. Lucinda Platt OBE – London School of Economics

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Theology and Religion

Prof. Anna Sapir Abulafia FBA – University of Oxford

Prof. Alison Milbank – University of Nottingham

Prof. Andrew Louth FBA – University of Durham

Prof. Brandon Gallaher – University of Exeter

Prof. John Milbank – University of Nottingham

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