Thomas Huxley was known as ‘Darwin’s Bulldog’ for his advocacy of Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution, which in 1860 was seen as very controversial as it was contrary to religious orthodoxy. Darwin and Huxley were seen as outliers, but ultimately the theory of evolution has fundamentally changed our society.

The Huxley Summit 2016 brought together leading speakers from both within and beyond science to discuss, debate and agree radical new ways of using science to advance society through the lens of trust.