Bullying in Higher Education

The one thing you’re supposed to do when bullying has occurred is to keep quiet – you don’t want to damage your reputation. The culture of secrecy is pervasive, and in my opinion, allows it to fester and continue. But I’m speaking up. I’m going to be open and risk reputational damage to make sure…

Teaching Reflection: Empathy Gym

One of my absolute favourite podcasts is Hidden Brain, not only does it always make me think differently but I also love the voice of Shankar Vedantam. The recent episode ‘You 2.0: The Empathy Gym’ lead me to reflect on the fact that the majority of our criminology students will be going into professions that…