London Conference on Intelligence
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“”Since 2015, Dr James Thompson has overseen the London Conference on Intelligence, which has seen a researcher who has previously advocated child rape online speak on campus on three occasions.
“”UCL has launched an investigation into how a senior academic was able to secretly host an annual conference on eugenics and intelligence that heard from white supremacists and was attended by Toby Young.
London Conference on Intelligence were a series of controversial pseudoscientific conferences held annually at University College London (UCL) from 2014-2017, attended by white supremacists, white nationalists, alt-righters, Holocaust deniers, neo-Nazis, racialists, eugenicists, conservatives, neoreactionary Christians, sexists, homophobes, and most notoriously, Emil Kirkegaard — a paedophilia-apologist who has defended child-rape.
The far-right conferences were somewhat secretive since attendees had to have an invitation and they were advertised on few websites. In 2017, Toby Young was invited to attend as an observer, despite not being a speaker; he was told not to tell anyone about the UCL conference, especially not the media. However, Young did not keep quiet and wrote about attending the UCL conference in December 2017. In January 2018, there was news exposure of the conferences and UCL set up an inquiry and published a statement noting that none of the conferences were approved by the university.
Breach of room bookings
The UCL conferences potentially breached room bookings policy because the university had not been informed of the speakers or content in advance, so there was no background check of any the individuals who attended, with the exception of Dr. James Thompson, an honorary UCL senior lecturer:
UCL statement on the London Conference on Intelligence: Statement on 10 January 2018
UCL is investigating a potential breach of its room bookings process for events after being alerted to conferences on intelligence hosted by an honorary senior lecturer at UCL. Our records indicate the university was not informed in advance about the speakers and content of the conference series, as it should have been for the event to be allowed to go ahead. The conferences were booked and paid for as an external event and without our officials being told of the details. They were therefore not approved or endorsed by UCL.
Dr. Thompson had organised the UCL conferences for two years (2015-2016) and was involved with advertising the first conference in 2014 on the website UNZ Review, but it remains unclear who was the organiser for the 2014 and 2017 conferences, although Thompson attended all of them. Emil Kirkegaard designed the 2015 conference website.
List of speakers
Around 20 speakers attended each conference to discuss papers they had written or co-written in advance. Based on two of the conference publications 2015-2016 that list paper abstracts, a journalist writing for London Student calculated that over 80% of speakers have published papers in the Mankind Quarterly, a pseudo-scholarly racist journal. Its publisher, Ulster Institute for Social Research (UISR) was founded by Richard Lynn, a white supremacist who has far-right white nationalist political views and is a eugenicist; Lynn's own institute has received grants from the Pioneer Fund — a hate-group set up by Nazi-sympathisers. Papers presented at UCL conferences included racism and sexism.
- Gerhard Meisenberg: Delivered a UCL conference paper that he co-wrote with Michael A. Woodley of Menie; overtly sexist, arguing: "economic development nor the progress of female emancipation or empowerment have been successful at virilizing female achievement levels". Meisenberg is a racialist and hereditarian who maintains that IQ differences between populations are largely explained by genetic factors, as opposed to environment. He is also editor-in-chief of Mankind Quarterly, sits on the Academic Advisory Council of the UISR and is a reviewer for papers submitted to the OpenPsych pseudojournals.
- Helmuth Nyborg: Infamous Danish psychologist who has been accused of scientific misconduct by his own university; is a racist who argues against immigration from Middle-Eastern and African countries to Denmark on the basis of IQ, arguing immigrants from these regions will cause a dysgenic effect on the country's average intelligence; he presented a UCL conference paper he wrote on this anti-immigration theme. Nyborg is a white nationalist and in 2017 he delivered a speech at a American Renaissance Conference.
- Emil O. W. Kirkegaard: A Danish pseudoscientist, academic fraud and the co-founder of OpenPsych (with Davide Piffer) who was exposed by mainstream newspapers in January 2018 for his defence of paedophilia. In 2012 Kirkegaard wrote on his blog a sickening "compromise" for paedophiles — to rape children while they sleep. Kirkegaard's political views are alt-right and he uploaded a photo of himself next to someone performing a Nazi salute. He co-wrote two UCL conference papers with John Fuerst, both he presented. Fuerst is an anti-Semitic conspiracy theorist and white nationalist who thinks Jews are a "hypocritical race".
- Richard Lynn: White supremacist who has created much controversy over his studies on race and intelligence; has been accused of manipulating and falsifying IQ data to support racism, for example excluding higher IQ samples for certain African populations. Lynn wrote and presented a sexist paper at a UCL conference that argues females have lower IQs than males. The SPLC has noted: "Lynn uses his authority as professor (emeritus) of psychology at the University of Ulster to argue for the genetic inferiority of non-white people". Lynn has described black Africans ("Negroids") in his racial thinking as incapable of building a civilization because of lower intelligence, writing "only the Mongoloids and the Caucasians have built civilizations and all the discoveries and inventions from early metal working to the contemporary scientific advances have been made by these two races." He is quoted by the SPLC as an "unapologetic eugenicist" having said he supports white separatism in the US, opposes non-white immigration to western Europe and supports "phasing out" of peoples, he considers mentally and culturally inferior. Lynn is assistant editor of the Mankind Quarterly and president of the UISR.
- Michael A. Woodley of Menie: Presented a UCL conference paper he co-wrote with Davide Piffer and Mateo A. Peñaherrera, and co-wrote a sexist paper with Meisenberg. Woodley, an heir to a Scottish barony (Menie), appears to be politically conservative; he was a guest in December 2016 on alt-righter Stefan Molyneux's YouTube channel.
- Edward Dutton: A racialist who has co-authored a book on race with Richard Lynn, published by the UISR. Dutton, a cultural anthropologist, has been criticised for holding pseudoscientific views and having links to far-right individuals and organisations. He delivered a UNL conference paper he co-wrote with Lynn and Guy Madison, and another he wrote defending J. P. Rushton's pseudoscientific race and penis-size theory that says black Africans have large penises, but small brains, while East Asians, the reverse.
- Julius Daugbjerg Bjerrekær: Attended Aarhus University with Emil Kirkegaard; in 2012 Kirkegaard posted a photo of an unidentifiable man next to him performing a Nazi salute; this person could be Bjerrekær, since he was studying at Aarhus University the same year, and co-wrote a paper with Kirkegaard. In September 2017 a viral-video caught a woman criticising Bjerrekær for wearing a Donald Trump ("Make America Great Again") hat, and his political views are alt-right. Bjerrekær is not an academic; his only qualification is a BSc in Sports Science, yet he presented a paper he wrote at a UCL conference.
- Adam Perkins: A King's College London lecturer, who made news headlines in February 2017 for racist and other offensive tweets he made, as well as defending Trump's immigration-policy, specifically his travel ban that targets six Muslim-majority countries. Perkins delivered a UCL conference paper he wrote. He has appeared on a white supremacist talk-show, but later apologised, saying he did not know Tara McCarthy's far-right politics.Do You Believe That?
- Noah Carl: Distinguished Oxford sociologist, but his connection to OpenPsych causes one to raise an eyebrow; Carl has a profile on the OpenPsych website and has reviewed and published papers in its pseudojournals. He presented a paper he wrote at a UCL conference, trying to explain why "leftist views are overrepresented in academia".
- Dalibor Jurášek: Slovakian Holocaust denial-sympathiser who in 2010 when questioned about his view of the Holocaust, said: "I do not have a clear opinion, but rather I tend to favour the revisionists", but won't openly identify as a Holocaust denier since denying the Holocaust is a crime in Slovakia. He wrote a paper opposing the legislation that bans Holocaust denial. Jurášek co-wrote a paper with Jan te Nijenhuis and Jelena Čvorović that he presented at a UCL conference.
- Mingrui Wang: Chinese eugenicist who says he wants to "enhance the genetic quality" of humans. Delivered a paper he co-wrote with John Fuerst at a UCL conference.
- Debes Fróði: A Danish psychologist who specialises in stress-management. He wrote and presented a paper at a UCL conference and co-wrote another. His political views seem to be far-right; Fróði's Twitter profile follows alt-right and "race realist" bloggers such as Hbdchick and Gregory Cochran, while his followers include VDARE supporters.
- Dimitri van der Linden: Published a controversial study that says because woman on average have smaller brain-sizes than man, they have lower IQs; the study has been criticised as erroneous and described as sexist. Linden presented a UCL conference paper he co-wrote with Curtis S. Dunkel once again wrongly concluding woman are less intelligent than men because of their smaller brain-sizes.
- Andrew Sabisky: A right-wing Christian neoreactionary, who is a homophobe and opposes same sex marriage. Sabisky is a proponent of racialism and relies on the views of conservative philosopher and bigot Neven Sesardic, author of a book (Homosexual marriage: The Victory of Political Correctness and Bad Arguments) that opposes same-sex marriage and who has published several papers defending outdated and pseudoscientific racial theories. Sabisky wrote and presented a UCL conference paper.
- Heiner Rindermann: German psychologist whose work "is often cited by racists seeking to prove that immigrants have low IQs". In 2016, Rindermann spoke at a Property and Freedom Society Conference, delivering an anti-immigration talk: "Cognitive and Cultural 'Enrichment' of Europe by Immigration". Annual conferences by the PFC have been described as "serious academic racist event[s]" by the SPLC and its founder Hans-Hermann Hoppe is a paleolibertarian and extreme homophobe who maintains that in his ideal libertarian society — homosexuals will have to be "physically removed" and towns and villages could have warning signs saying "no beggars, bums, or homeless, but also no homosexuals, drug users, Jews, Moslems, Germans, or Zulus". Rindermann, wrote and delivered a paper at a UCL conference and co-wrote another with David Becker.
- Kenya Kura: Japanese economist who is a hereditarian and whose political views are conservative; Kura has a profile on OpenPsych. Co-wrote with Donald Templer a UCL conference paper he delivered. Templer who died in 2016, promoted "age-old eugenics claims that sounded very much like Nazi proclamations" and spoke at a American Renaissance Conference in 2004.
Additionally, at least two attendees did not present UCL conference papers:
- James Thompson: Honorary senior lecture in psychology at UCL; organiser of the conferences (for two years) who introduced speakers with a 10 minute "Welcome and Introduction" and closing speech "Communicating our work to the public". Thompson has been criticized for sexist comments posted on his Twitter and the website UNZ Review, while his posts on the latter reveal his politics are alt-right. According to London Student, on Twitter he follows white nationalists: "Richard Spencer (who follows him back), Virginia Dare, American Renaissance, Brett Stevens, the Traditional Britain Group, Charles Murray and Jared Taylor". He also sits on the Academic Advisory Council of the UISR.
- Toby Young: Conservative journalist who made news headlines at beginning of January 2018 for sending sexist, homophobic and other offensive tweets. In response, Young apologised and resigned from his position on the Office for Students regulator. In 2017, Young attended a UCL conference, but did not write or present a paper and observed speakers at the back of the room. Young has described himself as a "progressive eugenicist" and also identifies as a hereditarian and defends racialism.
University College London
On 10 January 2018, UCL "suspended approval for any further conferences of this nature by the honorary lecturer and speakers pending our investigation into the case".
On 18 January 2018, UCL updated their statement concerning the London Conference on Intelligence:
UCL does not and has not endorsed the London Conference on Intelligence and formally complained to Youtube that the use of UCL’s logo with videos posted by the conference organisers constituted a trademark infringement. There is no record of a request for the conference, and the logo being used is a doctored version which is in breach of UCL brand guidelines, including terms and conditions. The videos are no longer publicly available on the conference’s Youtube channel. After requests from the university, the organiser said he would remove the entire channel from Youtube.
There is now an ongoing inquiry that "aims to complete its investigations as soon as possible, hopefully within weeks".
Protests and petitions
On 15 January 2018, Union UCL BME Students' Network organised a protest: "Decolonise: White Supremacists & Eugenicists out NOW".
UCL Student Union have created an online petition to ban future London Conference on Intelligence at UCL.
Young has since published a statement distancing himself from the London Conference on Intelligence he had attended:
Yes, I went to the 2017 London Conference on Intelligence – I popped in for a few hours on a Saturday and sat at the back. I did not present a paper or give a lecture or appear on a platform or anything remotely like that. I had not met any of the other people in the lecture room before, save for Dr Thompson, and was unfamiliar with their work. I was completely ignorant of what had been discussed at the same event in previous years. All I knew was that some of them occupied the weird and whacky outer fringe of the world of genetics. My reason for attending was because I had been asked – as a journalist – to give a lecture by the International Society of Intelligence Researchers at the University of Montreal later in the year and I was planning to talk about the history of controversies provoked by intelligence researchers. I thought the UCL conference would provide me with some anecdotal material for the lecture – and it did. To repeat, I was there as a journalist researching a talk I had to give a few months later and which was subsequently published.
He concludes by saying:
“”Just because I sat at the back in a lecture room at UCL one afternoon, scribbling away in my reporter’s notepad, while some right-wing fruitcakes held forth about ‘dysgenics’ does not make me a Nazi.
The problem with this statement is most UCL conference attendees share the same hereditarianism, eugenics, sexist and racialist views as Young; the distinction is only that Young is a slightly more moderate conservative, while most the others are alt-right or white nationalist. Nevertheless London School of Economics academic Simon Hix has defended Young: "By all means criticise [Young] for his insulting, misogynist and childish tweeting, and his friendship with Boris and Conservative chums. But the guy is not a neo-Nazi eugenicist."
Emil O. W. Kirkegaard
McCarthy named the video "SJWs Declare WAR On Science!" and Kirkegaard alleges the UCL conferences he attended are suspended (pending an investigation) because of a witch-hunt by so-called SJWs. He presents no evidence for his persecution complex and conveniently doesn't mention some right-wing newspapers, including Daily Mail — have criticized the London Conference on Intelligence.
Abd ul-Rahman Lomax
Internet troll and conspiracy theorist Abd ul-Rahman Lomax published a blog post at the start of February 2018 defending Kirkegaard and the London Conference on Intelligence. Lomax says he has not seen any evidence that sexist or racist content was presented at the UCL conferences.Do You Believe That? Lomax also posts a rather bizarre claim that a single individual named Oliver Smith is responsible for all the news sources and RationalWiki articles that document the UCL conferences:
The tragedy of this is that “mainstream media” repeated accusations from RationalWiki, which then cites those repetitions and highly biased analysis — not mentioning where the newspapers got the information, which is obvious. RationalWiki. So Oliver Smith created a media nightmare and then cites it as proof that the nightmare is true. Nice trick. Not.
However, there's no proof newspapers relied or quoted from RationalWiki, nor that a single individual was responsible for all mainstream news sources hearing about the London Conference on Intelligence. Contrary to Lomax's delusions, the sequence of events that led to newspapers and the media to discover the London Conference on Intelligence:
- Toby Young at the beginning of January 2018 made news headlines for sending sexist and other inappropriate tweets. On 9 January 2018 he resigned his position on the Office for Students regulator for making the offensive comments and apologized.
- Immediately after resigning, journalists looked into Young's Twitter history and discovered he had mentioned in December 2017 his attendance to the London Conference on Intelligence, that he was told to keep silent about: "[I was] asked not to share the information with anyone else..."
- On 10 January 2018, the magazine Private Eye published an article that mentions: "What he [Young] kept to himself was why the conference he attended was so secretive" and names a few of the white supremacists, eugenicists and sexists (including Richard Lynn) who were speakers at the UCL conferences.
- After the publication of the Private Eye article, London Student the same day published a more detailed exposure of the far-right extremists and racists who had attended the conferences. London Student informed UCL and the university responded they were investigating.
- On 11 January 2018, mainstream newspapers and other news sources reported the story; some of these credit Private Eye and to a lesser extent London Student.
Lomax quotes a RationalWiki user who posted on the 11 January 2018, that the person who created Emil Kirkegaard's entry on the wiki, "tipped off the press" to get national news coverage. This probably though means the Private Eye article was merely emailed to newspapers, hence The Times briefly cites Private Eye, but the article on Toby Young and the London Conference on Intelligence (published by Private Eye) doesn't quote or reference RationalWiki, nor used the wiki as a source of information when the article was written. Prior to 13 January 2018, Kirkegaard's RationalWiki entry never mentioned his attendance to London Conference on Intelligence. Furthermore, a sysop on RationalWiki has since clarified: "I don’t think we’re responsible, none the of the linked articles mention us." It also remains uncertain who the user Lomax quotes actually is; it might not be Oliver Smith, and Lomax acknowledges the possibility it could be someone else on his blog. Regardless, Lomax is still spreading misinformation about RationalWiki and the UCL conferences.
On 14 Feburary 2018, Smith contacted Abd Lomax by email, telling him to take down the inaccurate statements and lies on his blog:
“”There's also now a full rebuttal to your lies concerning Kirkegaard and the London Confereence on intelligence. Basically you take a comment out of context, I didn't even write, then invent a wild allegation I am the single person responsible for the news coverage. You're losing your marbles old man?
Smith points out that he is not the RationalWiki user Lomax suspects he is, and elsewhere he notes that — the first person to mention the London Conference on Intelligence on Kirkegaard's entry was another RationalWiki sysop, which is confirmed by the logs. In other words Smith has minimal to no involvement with what Lomax is falsely accusing him.
Institute for Creation Research
Creationists such as the Institute for Creation Research have condemned the conferences for promoting eugenics and racism which they claim is the the result of scientific Darwinism. In reality, creationist nutjobs and far-right eugenicists/proponents of social Darwinism (not to be confused with scientific Darwinism), are opposite sides of the same coin.
The nonsense in the article aside, VDARE does get one thing correct, i.e. the true sequence of events that led to the media and newspapers to discover about the secretive UCL conferences, contradicting the delusions of Lomax:
Toby Young, a British right-wing journalist, hit the headlines in the UK in December 2017 [minor correction: January 2018], because he’d been appointed to the government’s “Office for Students,” with part of its remit being to protect free speech on university campuses dominated by “safe spaces.” This provoked fury, especially because Young had written in favor of eugenics and made various non-PC Tweets. [Toby Young quotes on breasts, eugenics and working-class people, By Martin Belam, Guardian, January 3, 2018] Media enforcers began digging. University student journalists duly discovered that Young had given a keynote address at the ISIR [International Society for Intelligence Research] conference in Montreal in July 2017. In this speech, published online in the leading journal Intelligence, Young mentioned his attendance, in May 2017, at this “secret” conference [note: Young tweeted about this in December, 2017]. On 10th January, the London Student splashed with: “Exposed: London’s Eugenics Conference and its Neo-Nazi Links.” The writer, Ben Van der Merwe, asserted that the “secret” conference was “dominated by a group of white supremacists.
Karlin is a neo-Nazi attack-dog for Emil Kirkegaard who published two articles on the anti-Semitic website UNZ Review repeating Kirkegaard's paranoia about SJWs suspending the London Conference on Intelligence; Karlin named one of these articles "SJWs Attack UCL Neo-Nazi Cabal" and links to Kirkegaard's website.
- London Conference on Intelligence 2015 (Abstracts)
- London Conference on Intelligence 2016 (Abstracts)
- UCL launches 'eugenics' probe after it emerges academic held controversial conference for three years on campus by Harry Yorke (10 Jan 2018 • 6:49pm) The Telegraph.
- UCL launches investigation into secret eugenics conference. Times Higher Education. 11 Jan 2018.
- University College London launches 'eugenics' probe after controversial conference secretly held on campus. The Independent. 11 Jan 2018:
“”Science writer, geneticist and broadcaster Adam Rutherford told the London Student that, based on the titles and abstracts from the material presented at the UCL conference, the views being discussed appeared to be a “pseudoscientific front for bog-standard, old-school racism".
- Screenshot; Young's "My 2017 Constance Holden Memorial Address on Liberal Creationism" mentions his invite to the London Conference on Intelligence, 2017:
“”I discovered just how cautious scholars in this field can be when I was invited to attend a two-day conference on intelligence at University College London by the academic and journalist James Thompson earlier this year. Attendees were only told the venue at the last minute – an anonymous antechamber at the end of a long corridor called ‘Lecture Room 22’ – and asked not to share the information with anyone else. One of those present, on discovering I was a journalist, pleaded with me not to write about the fact that he was there – he didn’t want his colleagues to find out.
- University College London under fire over its conferences on ‘eugenics’. The Times. 11 Jan 2018.
- Top University Investigates After Academic Hosts "Secret Eugenics Conferences". IFL Science. 11 Jan 2018.
- University probes eugenics conference with links to white supremacists. The Jewish Chronicle. 10 Jan 2018.
- UCL statement on the London Conference on Intelligence
- London Conference on Intelligence 2014. UNZ Review. 20 Apr 2014.
- London Conference on Intelligence, 2015 (screenshot).
- Exposed: London’s eugenics conference and its neo-Nazi links. London Student. 10 Jan 2018.
- Lombardo, Paul A. (2001). "The American breed: Nazi eugenics and the origins of the Pioneer Fund." Alb. L. Rev. 65: 743-830.
- Tucker, William H. (2002). "A closer look at the Pioneer Fund: Response to Rushton." Alb. L. Rev. 66: 1145.
- "Sex differences in PISA: Some counterintuitive results". Gerhard Meisenberg & Michael A. Woodley. London Conference on Intelligence, 2016.
- Racism is creeping back into mainstream science – we have to stop it. The Guardian. 22 Jan 2018.
- "Differential Demographic analysis of the destabilisation of Europe". Helmuth Nyborg. London Conference on Intelligence, 2016.
- Helmuth Nyborg: "What Made Europe Great & What Could Destroy It" (archive.org).
- UCL launches 'eugenics' probe after it emerges academic held controversial conference for three years on campus. The Telegraph.
- University to investigate secret eugenics conference on campus attended by Toby Young. International Business Times.
- University investigates ‘racist’ eugenics conference held on campus since 2014. The Metro.
- UCL to investigate eugenics conference secretly held on campus. The Guardian.
- Toby Young spoke alongside Nazi who argues raping unconscious children is fine. Evolve Politics:
Emil Kirkegaard [...] defended paedophilia suggesting that drugging the child before sex might be a "compromise" as they were unlikely to know it had happened and therefore wouldn’t be harmed. He has also advocated a "frank discussion of paedophilia related issues".
- Dans le laboratoire de la «fake science». Le Temps:
The scientific version of the alt-right: Since 2010, Emil Kirkegaard uses his skills to analyze all the data he finds online in order to scientifically prove a supposed genetic hierarchy between humans. With Westerners and Asians at the top of the pyramid, Africans and others at the bottom. "It is the scientific version of the alt-right, this ultra-right-wing supremacist American movement," explains Paul-Olivier Dehaye, a mathematician and co-founder of Personaldata.io. Kirkegaard denies marrying the theses. "I'm just trying to understand the basis of the inequalities between humans, and I do not think they depend solely on their environment or their education".
- "Admixture in the Americas". Emil O. W. Kirkegaard & John Fuerst. London Conference on Intelligence, 2015.
- "Biogeographic Ancestry and Socioeconomic Outcomes in the Americas: a Meta-analysis". Emil. O. W. Kirkegaard & John Fuerst. London Conference on Intelligence, 2016.
- Wicherts et al. 2010:
“”Lynn and Meisenberg excluded samples of Africans who average IQs above 75 because they deemed these samples unrepresentative on the basis of the samples' relatively high IQs. We conclude that Lynn and Meisenberg's unsystematic methods are questionable and their results untrustworthy.
- "Sex differences in intelligence". Richard Lynn. London Conference on Intelligence, 2016.
- Richard Lynn. Southern Poverty Law Center: Extremist Files.
- The evolution of racial differences in intelligence.
- See Richard Lynn article.
- "Total fertility rates, Big G and the cognitive metagene: A cross-country moderation analysis". Michael A. Woodley of Menie, Davide Piffer & Mateo A. Peñaherrera. London Conference on Intelligence, 2016.
- Why Civilizations Rise and Fall (archive.org).
- Race and Sport: Evolution and Racial Differences in Sporting Ability. Ulster Institute for Social Research.
- Edward Dutton author of the pseudoscientific book “The Finnuit” (screenshot).
- "Demographic, economic, and genetic factors related to national differences in ethnocentric attitudes". Edward Dutton, Richard Lynn & Guy Madison. London Conference on Intelligence, 2016.
- "Population differences in androgen levels: A test of the Differential K theory". Edward Dutton. London Conference on Intelligence, 2015.
- Julius Daugbjerg Bjerrekær (LinkedIn)
- Researchers Caused an Uproar By Publishing Data From 70,000 OkCupid Users. Fortune.
- Julius Daugbjerg Bjerrekær: Unibar Incident.
- "ICAR5: a 5-item public domain cognitive test". Julius Daugbjerg Bjerrekær. London Conference on Intelligence, 2016.
- King's lecturer sparks racism row. Felix. 2 Feb 2017.
- KCL Lecturer Adam Perkins Slammed As 'Racist' After Arguing Donald Trump's Travel Ban 'Makes Sense'. Huffington Post. 6 Feb 2017.
- "The Welfare Trait: how state benefits affect personality". Adam Perkins. London Conference on Intelligence, 2016.
- KCL Professor appears on white supremacist talk show to attack Muslim migration. CUB Magazine. 18 Feb 2017.
- OpenPsych Profile: Noah Carl.
- "Openness to Experience Predicts Leftism in the Right Tail of Intelligence". Noah Carl. London Conference on Intelligence, 2016.
- Zákaz popierania holokaustu a akademická sloboda (ŠVOČ) (Späť na článok).
- Prohibition of Denial of the Holocaust in the Slovak Republic and its Consequences on Academic Freedom.
- "A Meta-analysis of Roma Intelligence: an update". Dalibor Jurášek, Jan te Nijenhuis & Jelena Čvorović. London Conferenc on Intelligence, 2015.
- "Evidence of dysgenic fertility in China". Mingrui Wang & John Fuerst. London Conference on Intelligence, 2016.
- "The effects of methylmercury on general intelligence in young adults and children". Debes Fróði. London Conference on Intelligence, 2015.
- "Structural Equation Modeling with Neuropsychological Data from an Epidemiological Field Study in the Faroe Islands". Debes Fróði, Arne Ludvig, Mariann Ellendersen, Katrin Reinert, Anna Sofía Veyhe, Pál Weihe & Philippe Granjean. London Conference on Intelligence, 2016.
- Debes Fróði (Twitter).
- Science has been so wrong about women, and it's time to fix it. Mashable. 3 Aug 2017:
“”The study has reignited the controversial debate. But Saini has been quick to stand her ground, telling The Sunday Times: It is scientifically well established that there is no difference on average in general intelligence between women and men. It's also well known that women have, on average, slightly smaller brains than men because they are, on average, slightly smaller in size. This paper does not disprove these facts.
- "Sex differences in brain size do translate into difference in general intelligence: Findings from the Human Connectome Study". Dimitri van der Linden & Curtis S. Dunkel. London Conference on Intelligence, 2016.
- Conservative Anglicans are close to despair. Catholic Herald. 20 Jul 2017.
- Races or Geographical Groups? (screenshot).
- "The efficacy of early childhood interventions in improving cognitive outcomes". Andrew Sabisky. London Conference on Intelligence, 2015.
- Peter Thiel Shamed For Association With Racists. Queerty. 29 Jul 26.
- Heiner Rindermann, "Cognitive and Cultural ‘Enrichment’ of Europe by Immigration" (PFS 2016).
- See Property and Freedom Society article for racism allegations.
- See Hans-Hermann Hoppe article for his controversial comments.
- "Evolution vs. culture as background factors for international intelligence differences". Heiner Rindermann. London Conference on Intelligence, 2015.
- "Population genetics in intelligence research: How much can it help to retrace the evolution of intelligence?". Heiner Rindermann & David Becker. London Conference on Intelligence, 2016.
- OpenPsych Profile: Kenya Kura
- "Intelligence is correlated with higher non-verbal ability compared with verbal ability". Kenya Kura & Donald Templer. London Conference on Intelligence, 2015.
- America’s virulent racists: The sick ideas and perverted “science” of the American Renaissance Foundation. Salon. 10 Nov 2014.
- Here Are Five Shocking Sexist & Racist Tweets By UCL Professor Who Hosted Eugenics Conference. The Cheese Grater. Jan 10 2018.
- All the sexist tweets deleted by Toby Young, the guy chosen by the government to advise on universities. Business Insider UK. 3 Jan 2018.
- Nine Of The Worst Things Toby Young Has Said. Huffington Post. 9 Jan 2018.
- Toby Young’s views on eugenics at least raise a much-needed debate. The National. 13 Jan 2018.
- My 2017 Constance Holden Memorial Address on Liberal Creationism. Toby Young.
- UCL statement on the London Conference on Intelligence
- Shame on UCL: Protesters demand answers over secret eugenics conference. The Tab. 15 Jan 2018.
- Demonstrate No to neo-Nazi eugenics at UCL, London.
- Students protest at University College London over racist eugenics conference. Socialist Worker. 15 Jan 2018.
- Statement and petition on "London Conference on Intelligence".
- Toby Young Once More Unto the Breach. The Spectator. 11 January 2018.
- LSE professor argues Toby Young faces “witch hunt”. The Beaver. 16 Jan 2018.
- Interview with me about the recent furor about the London conference (screenshot).
- SJWs Declare WAR On Science!. YouTube (online video); the video is also uploaded to BitChute.
- Top London university launches probe into conference that included speakers with controversial views on race and gender. Daily Mail. 11 Jan 2018.
- Well-sourced. Cold Fusion Community.
- Toby Young deletes thousands of tweets amid row over his universities regulator appointment. The Independent. 3 Jan 2018.
- Toby Young regrets 'politically incorrect' comments. BBC News. 3 Jan 2018.
- Toby Young resigns from the Office for Students after backlash. The Guardian. 9 Jan 2018.
- Toby Young: Why I’m resigning from the Office for Students. The Spectator. 9 Jan 2018.
- Toby Young resigns from university regulator. BBC News. 9 January 2018.
- Screenshot; Young's "My 2017 Constance Holden Memorial Address on Liberal Creationism" mentions his invite to the London Conference on Intelligence, 2017.
- Private Eye: White House Book Fury (No. 1461). Toby Young Breeds Contempt. p. 11; the article was published on 10 Jan 2018 (screenshot) despite the magazine cover mistake (12 Jan 2018).
- Exposed: London’s eugenics conference and its neo-Nazi links. London Student. 10 Jan 2018.
- UCL launches investigation into Nazi-linked eugenics conference. London Student. 10 Jan 2018.
- University College London under fire over its conferences on ‘eugenics’. The Times. 11 Jan 2018:
“”However London Student, a campaigning newspaper, called the event a “eugenics conference” dominated by “a secretive group of white supremacists” after it was reported by Private Eye, the satirical magazine.
- The Waugh Zone. Huffington Post. 11 Jan 2018:
“”But student journalists may have discovered another reason why Michael Gove and Boris Johnson's pal decided to step down: he had attended a secret conference on eugenics at UCL last year. Private Eye and London Student have the details.
- "Young: Dumb & Full Of Cum - How Toby Shot His Wad, And Liberalism Won". Quietus. 11 Jan 2018:
“”UPDATE. David Bennun writes, on January 11 2018: This article was written and published just before and I and tQ's editors became aware of Private Eye's story about how Young had attended and endorsed a secretive 2017 conference at UCL, one of a series where papers had previously been presented in favour of practising racial and class-based eugenics, and promoting the notion of lower innate female intelligence; and where speakers included an extremist American white nationalist and an advocate of paedophilia. In light of which, the thought that he should ever have had any involvement with education in any form whatsoever is alarming; and which reminds us of the concerns of those who feared the Free School programme might open a door into British state education for the beliefs of malign cranks.
- Toby Young spoke alongside Nazi who argues raping unconscious children is fine. Evolve Politics:
“”It is fast becoming clear that Toby Young’s controversialist career is far darker than first appeared, with Private Eye drawing attention to his attendance of a secret eugenics conference alongside white supremacists and advocates of paedophilia.
- Toby Young - The REAL Reason He Went. Zelo-street.blogspot:
“”What Tobes knew, but many of his cheerleaders clearly did not, was that the contents of the latest Private Eye magazine (#1461, on sale at all good news outlets for just £2.00, and the story is on Page 11) would become known as Tuesday wore on. Those contents include the observation “Last year Young was invited by psychologist James Thompson to attend a secretive conference at UCL called the London Conference on Intelligence”.
- RationalWiki post (23:07, 11 January 2018)
- See this edit on Emil O. W. Kirkegaard's wiki entry.
- RationalWiki post (19:42, 12 January 2018).
- Well-sourced. Cold Fusion Community.
- Oliver Smith email to Abd Lomax.
- User: AOAPJM was the sysop who first mentioned the London Conference on Intelligence.
- Secret Eugenics Conference Has Dark Darwinian Roots. Institute for Creation Research.
- Then They Came For The London Conference on Intelligence–And Science, And Free Speech.
- SJWs Attack UCL Neo-Nazi Cabal (screenshot).