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Sexual Harassment Case Shines Light On Science's Dark Secret

Tuesday, November 17, 2015   (0 Comments)
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from NPR, by Michaeleen Doucleff, October 16, 2015

A sexual harassment case is sending shock waves through the scientific community this week, and raising questions nationwide about how common sexual harassment is in science and why so little is typically done to stop it.

A six-month investigation by the University of California, Berkeley concluded in June that a faculty member, renowned astronomer Geoffrey Marcy, violated multiple sexual harassment policies over the course of a decade.

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