1. Sign the petition calling for the reinstatement of Dr Rod Thornton and for a public enquiry into the arrests and Dr Thornton’s treatment.

2. Send emails to the Registrar and the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Nottingham and your MP asking for Dr Thornton’s reinstatement and for a public enquiry- Click here for contact details and email templates.

3. Add our group on Facebook.

4. Follow us on twitter: https://twitter.com/#!/swanwhistle

5. Write to David Willetts, Minister of State for Universities and Science, at david@davidwilletts.co.uk asking for an external and independent public enquiry.

6. Help out the campaign by dropping us an e-mail and offering us any help you can. We’d be glad to help any journalists interesting in covering the story.