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Have family, will conference- Emily Henderson featured in Chemistry World article

Read an article in Chemistry World referencing Emily Henderson's work on conferences.

https://www.chemistryworld.com/careers/have-family-will-conference/3010816.article

Fri 13 Sep 2019, 15:49 | Tags: Emily Henderson

Emily Henderson interview in Times Higher Education article

Assistant Professor Emily Henderson has been interviewed for an article for the Times Higher Education entitled 'Conference organisers urged to take action against harassment'. You can read the full interview here

Fri 28 Jun 2019, 11:39 | Tags: Emily Henderson, Research

Emily Henderson in Times Higher: ‘Conference organisers urged to take action against harassment’

Extract:
Emily Henderson, assistant professor of international education and development at the University of Warwick, who researches academic conferences, said that sexual harassment is prevalent at scholarly events “in the same way it is prevalent in universities and most other working spaces”. If anything, she explained, “it is potentially worse at conferences because people are not held responsible in the same way”.

“Conferences, especially big events across several days which involve travel, have a tourism element to them. People are often sleeping in the same hotels, and it becomes a 24-hour experience,” she explained. Meanwhile, the living and working environment “is determined by the conscience of the organising committee”, she said.

 

Read full article here:  https://www.timeshighereducation.com/news/conference-organisers-urged-take-action-against-harassment

Mon 03 Jun 2019, 09:32 | Tags: Emily Henderson, Research

‘A riskier place to go’: academics avoid conferences in Brexit Britain

Read the Guardian article where Emily Henderson comments on how Brexit is affecting academic conferences

Mon 25 Mar 2019, 14:55 | Tags: Emily Henderson

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