I spent last year navigating various offices meant to support research trainees at my institute. This was almost as distressing as my supervisor’s abuse itself. Below, I provide lessons learned from my experience for others considering reporting misconduct. Continue reading
In our continued fight against lab bullying and harassment, it is a welcome sight to see that others are pointing out the discrepancy between the incidence, reporting, and effective dealing with instances of harassment (sexual or not) and bullying in academia. We can only hope that through our combined efforts and other grassroots movements and organizations, such as the 1752 group, we can collectively begin to dismantle the culture of abuse that is all too prevalent in many institutes.