Wellcome Trust

We support the Battle of Ideas because they share our aim to encourage people to consider and question the key issues raised by research into health and the human condition. We look forward to another spirited weekend of thought-provoking discussion and debate!

Dr Jeremy Farrar, Director of the Wellcome Trust


Picking on The Apprentice: Richard Donkin - Bulling in a vote-off society

"If you'd rather not have your prejudices challenged, stay away from the Battle of Ideas."
Nigel Warburton, senior lecturer, philosophy, Open University; author, Free Speech: A Very Short Introduction

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