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Harassment, Bullying, and Other Forms of Abuse

What is bullying and harassment? Check out this short video from the Royal Society of Chemistry to learn about what counts as bullying or harassment, and why it's important to do something about it.

University Resources

Report & support

Provides information for staff and students about the nature of different types of abuse and misconduct, as well as a way to report misconduct by another staff member or student either anonymously or with contact details for follow-up from University staff.

Dignity at Work and Study

Provides information for students and staff about making informal or formal reports about bullying, harassment, or hate incidents. In general, staff are advised go through their line manager to resolve an issue with the support of HR. If needed, the University has a mediation service to support staff.

Dignity Contacts

Members of staff who have volunteered to listen to the experiences of reporting students or staff who have concerns about harassment, bullying, or hate incidents.

Staff Misconduct

Alternative complaints procedure for students to report staff misconduct.

External resources

Royal Society of Chemistry

The RSC has a dedicated support line for those who experience bullying or harassment in the chemical sciences.

Rights of Women

Guidance for dealing with sexual harassment at work, specifically targeted to women including those who work from home.


Resources for LGBTQ+ individuals who experience harassment at work

Anti-Racism Resources

List of resources to identify and dismantle racism in the workplace, including in higher education, developed by the Center for Workplace Development at Harvard University