‘MONOLITHICALLY WHITE PLACES’: ACADEMICS ON RACISM IN UNIVERSITIES

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A new report has criticised universities’ complacency on racist abuse, but academics warn the problem is deeper-rooted An inquiry by the government’s equality watchdog has condemned universities for being oblivious to the scale of racism on their campuses.   The Equality and Human Rights Commission’s report has been widely welcomed for highlighting universities’ complacency on tackling… Continue reading ‘MONOLITHICALLY WHITE PLACES’: ACADEMICS ON RACISM IN UNIVERSITIES

CONTRAPOWER: SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN ACADEMIA

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A recent report on sexual harassment in Australian academia reveals the need for more research into the continued misuses of power. The Australian Women’s History Network’s (AWHN) recent report on sexual harassment and discrimination in Australian academia reveals the need for more research into the continued misuses and abuses of power in the academy. The findings of… Continue reading CONTRAPOWER: SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN ACADEMIA

TRANS AWARENESS WEEK

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Trans Awareness Week 2020 runs from Friday 13 to Friday 20 November. and ends with Trans Day of Remembrance on Friday 20 November. UCU members are encouraged to do something to mark and raise awareness of trans equality. Gender identity: what should employers be doing to promote equality? Gender reassignment is a protected characteristic within… Continue reading TRANS AWARENESS WEEK