Here you will find media articles featuring our work as well as media releases and opinion pieces by The 1752 Group.
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Co-founder Dr Anna Bull talks on TRT World about the increasing debate and discussion of sexual harassment occurring across different sectors.
An interview with co-founder Dr Tiffany Page by London School of Economics and Political Science Equity, Diversity and Inclusion on the work and priorities of The 1752 Group. Published 6 November 2017.
The Sociological Review Podcast
The Undisciplining Sessions: Episode 2: Ending staff to student sexual misconduct in Higher Education. January 2019. https://www.thesociologicalreview.com/blog/the-undisciplining-sessions-episode-2-ending-staff-to-student-sexual-misconduct-in-higher-education.html
Report It. Stop It: how can reports of sexual harassment and sexual violence change the culture. Hosted by the London School of Economics and Political Science. Recorded on 16 October 2017.
The event write up can be found here.
Speakers: Dr Jennifer Cirone, Winnie Li, Dr Tiffany Page, Professor Alison Phipps, Fiona Waye
Chair: Dr Marsha Henry
First ever national survey launched to investigate staff sexual misconduct in higher education, 17 November 2017
National Union of Students and The 1752 Group announce action into staff-student sexual misconduct in higher education, 7 March 2017
The 1752 Group Press release on the Universities UK Report taskforce on violence against women, harassment and hate crime in universities, 20 October 2016
Read our Guardian comment piece on the launch of The 1752 Group/McAllister Olivarius sector guidance on staff sexual misconduct in UK higher education, 13 March 2020
Opinion Piece on NUS/1752 Staff Sexual Misconduct Survey, Guardian, 4 April 2018
Why We Need To Address Staff Sexual Misconduct In Higher Education, Huffington Post, 7 March 2017
Bringing the HE sector up to date on staff-to-student sexual misconduct,
written for ProtectED, 3 February 2017
Staff-to-student sexual harassment must be tackled urgently, WonkHE, 21 September 2016
In this opinion piece Anna Bull lays out the importance of the Universities UK taskforce and others within the sector addressing staff sexual misconduct, and recommendations from The 1752 Group.
Media featuring The 1752 Group
British universities spend £87m ‘gagging staff’, The Times, 18 April 2019
Victoria Derbyshire interview featuring Dr Emma Chapman speaking about NDAs and her experience of staff sexual misconduct, 17 April 2019
UK universities face ‘gagging order’ criticism, BBC, 17 April 2019
We must remove the veil of silence’: Here’s why activists say universities’ use of NDA ‘gagging orders’ shouldn’t be tolerated, iNews, 17 April 2019
Universities using gagging clauses and six-figure payout to cover up serial sexual harassment, MPs told, The Telegraph, 26 March 2019
World ‘should follow Australia’s lead’ on staff-student sex, Times Higher Education, 3 August 2018
Sex harassment victims force University College London to end gagging orders. The Times, 28 July 2018
University of Cambridge admits significant sexual misconduct problem, The Guardian, 5 February 2018.
NUS to investigate sexual harassment at universities, The Guardian, 17 November 2017
Professor ‘had breasts fondled at parties’ by fellow academics, The Times, 17 November 2017
National Union of Students to investigate sexual harassment by staff at British universities, ITV News, 17 November 2017
NUS launches investigation into sexual harassment at universities, Manchester Evening News, 17 November 2017
Sexual misconduct in academia: A culture in denial? Times Higher Education, 16 November 2017
Bias, stereotyping and harassment: what women battle, Physicsworld.com, 28 July 2017
More universities must confront sexual harassment, Nature journal, 26 July 2017
Cultural change is needed to tackle sexual harassment on campus, The Guardian, 20 July 2017
Goldsmiths paid almost £200k compensation over sexual harassment claims, Evening Standard, 7 March 2017
Calls for action by universities on ‘epidemic’ of harassment on campus, Guardian, 6 March, 2017
New sexual harassment claims at Goldsmiths spark calls for inquiry, Guardian, 6 March 2017
Sexual harassment ‘at epidemic levels’ in UK universities, Guardian, 5 March 2017
Sexual abuse and harassment by university staff against students – further work to address the issue, Nicola Dandridge, Chief Executive, Universities UK, 3 February 2017
What will happen in higher education in 2017?, Guardian, 5 January 2017
Sexual harassment panel condemns ‘culture of condoning’, Varsity, 5 December 2016
Universities Told To Take “A Zero-Tolerance Approach” To Sexual Violence on Campus, BuzzFeed News, 21 October 2016
Universities must offer ‘joined-up’ response on harassment and abuse, Times Higher Education, 21 October 2016
Universities are making radical new changes to how they deal with rape, Broadly, 21 October 2016
Why do we forget that university staff also harass students? By Dr Ann Olivarius, Medium, 21 October 2016. Follow @AnnOlivarius
Zero tolerance to sexual violence required on campus, University World News, 21 October 2016
UK universities turn “blind eye” to sex harassment – claim, The Complete University Guide, 30 August 2016
Sexual harassment of students by university staff hidden by non-disclosure agreements, Guardian, 26 August 2016
This article raises crucial issues relating to the circulation of academic staff and the extreme difficulties students have in making complaints within institutions.