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Dartmouth Professor Investigated for Sexual Misconduct Retires
Shawna Williams | Jun 16, 2018
Todd Heatherton had groped students, according to allegations, and was facing termination.
Wellcome Trust Makes Reporting Harassment Mandatory
Diana Kwon | May 4, 2018
The UK-based biomedical research charity says researchers or institutions that fail to report misconduct will risk losing grants.
Salk Institute Suspends Cancer Scientist Inder Verma
Ashley Yeager | Apr 23, 2018
The prominent researcher has been put on administrative leave pending an investigation into unspecified allegations.
Study Digs into Sexual Harassment During Fieldwork
Ashley P. Taylor | Oct 17, 2017
Ambiguous rules and absent consequences are linked to harassment.
Student Fights Harassment with Wikipedia
Jef Akst | Mar 10, 2016
Every time Emily Temple-Wood receives an inappropriate email, she writes a Wikipedia entry about a woman scientist.
NSF Calls for Harassment Prevention
Tracy Vence | Jan 27, 2016
The National Science Foundation reiterates its commitment “to eradicate gender-based discrimination in science” with a statement geared toward the institutions it funds.
Female Anthropologists Harassed
Jef Akst | Apr 15, 2013
A new survey finds a high incidence of sexual harassment and rape among women doing anthropological field work.