Safe Research Environments

This course addresses ways to create and maintain healthy workplace environments in various research settings.

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About this Course

This course equips learners with the knowledge and tools to contribute to safer, more inclusive research and academic environments, whether on campus or in the field.

This course will be continuously updated with new modules that cover other pertinent topics. If you have an idea for a new topic, please share it via our “Submit Your Content Ideas” tool.

Language Availability: English

Suggested Audiences: Faculty, Postdoctoral Researchers, Principal Investigators (PIs), Staff, Students

Organizational Subscription Price: Included in the Responsible Conduct of Research series, which is available as part of an organizational subscription package or for $675 per year/per site as a subscription add-on for government and non-profit organizations; $750 per year/per site as a subscription add-on for for-profit organizations
Independent Learner Price: $99 per person

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Course Content

Preventing and Responding to Harassment and Bullying in Academia

This module discusses how to help prevent harassment and bullying in academic and other workplaces. It describes how to support targets of harassment, report harassment, and find support.​ It also explains your roles and responsibilities in making the workplace safer and more inclusive for everyone.

Recommended Use: Elective
ID (Language): 21016 (English)
Author(s): Anne Kelly, PhD - The Nature Conservancy Alaska

Safer Research Environments: In the Field and Off-Site

This module examines the harms of typical fieldwork culture and provides a holistic view of field safety, including workplace culture, harassment, and diversity ​and inclusion.​ It also addresses how to create a safer and more inclusive field culture by creating inclusive codes of conduct and policy, developing inclusive field infrastructure and field planning, and responding to harassment ​and bullying.

Recommended Use: Elective
ID (Language): 21017 (English)
Author(s): Anne Kelly, PhD - The Nature Conservancy Alaska

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