Research Councils UK

Research Councils UK is very pleased to be supporting the Battle of Ideas this year. It provides an excellent opportunity for people to come together and participate in lively, thought provoking debates covering a wide range of issues. It is important for Research Councils UK to be involved in the Battle of Ideas as it provides the opportunity for Researchers to engage the public with their contemporary research.  Go along to any debate and you can be sure to have fun and have your views challenged.

 Festival Buzz

"The audience were the stars of the Battle of Ideas - engaged, informed and enthusiastic. As a panellist, I felt both ashamed and educated. Exactly as it should be."
John Street, professor of politics, University of East Anglia