Free speech plan to tackle ‘silencing’ views on campuson February 16, 2021 at 1:25 am

- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -

New post is among proposals aimed at strengthening academic freedom in England’s universities.

Tom Simpson, associate fellow at the right-of-centre think-tank Policy Exchange, and an associate professor of philosophy and public policy at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford, said that a “very online culture” allowed the views of a minority to exert disproportionate influence on administrators, and to “exert a chilling effect on other academics”.

- Advertisement -

Discover

Sponsor

Latest

Which Game Is the Most Exciting Super Bowl?

Which Game Is the Most Exciting Super Bowl?Many of us who are football fans know that there are some really great games that...

Google and Microsoft reportedly considering stakes in telecom firms in India after Facebook deal

NEW DELHI, INDIA - DECEMBER 16: Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google, during a Google event on December 16, 2015 in New Delhi, India. Pichai,...

Argentina Bonds Climb as Investors See Headway in New Offer

Argentina’s dollar bonds climbed to the highest in almost three months after the government released a revised debt restructuring offer in a bid to...

Wales edge out 14-man Scots in Six Nations classicon February 13, 2021 at 6:43 pm

Wales edge out 14-man Scotland in a mesmeric thriller at Murrayfield to maintain their 100% start to their Six Nations campaign.Wales edge out 14-man...

Trader who rode oil-price crash to 34% gain warns ‘extreme weakness’ may be in store the next 4 to 6 weeks

There’s no easy way out of the global oil glut that’s caused a historic, and occasionally bizarre, collapse in crude oil prices this spring,...