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Senior Scientists Must Engage in the Fight Against Harassment – EOS Earth & Space Sciences (Serina Diniega, et al September 2016)

Published/Released on September 06, 2016 | Posted by Admin on September 13, 2016 / , , , , , , , , ,
 


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The AHRECS team not only believe that this is a research culture issue that needs to be urgently addressed we believe it should be incorporated in research integrity frameworks such as the Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research.

Here are nine steps that senior scientists can take right now to change scientific culture into one where harassment is treated as a type of scientific misconduct.

It is unacceptable that many members of our science community experience harassment and discrimination, causing them to feel unsafe and unwelcome. To enact the needed changes within our culture, it is vital that all community members take action.

In particular, senior community members who have influence over policies and institutional environments can provide crucial leadership toward removing known harassers from positions of power, discouraging inappropriate behavior, and supporting victims…

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