Lord Martin Rees, President, Royal Society
Prof Simon Gaskell, Principal of Queen Mary, University of London
Prof Rick Trainor, Principal, King’s College London
Prof Sir Andy Haines, Director, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Prof Malcolm Grant, President and Provost, University College London
Prof Glynis Breakwell, Vice-Chancellor, University of Bath
Prof Keith Burnett, Vice-Chancellor, University of Sheffield
In the light of expected budget cuts to science, the President of the Royal Society and the heads of six major universities gathered to put the case for continued strong science funding.