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  1. Arti says:

    In the absence of this ideal, though, many researchers turn to surveys to get more information. I have also proposed establishing a global committee on academic behavior, which would function similar to the Committee on Publication Ethics, to independently track bullying reports related to particular researchers (6). There is a fear of retaliation, job loss, visa cancellation, or mobbing and ganging-up behaviors, which results in a code of silence. In my research, I’m often focusing on overlooked factors in nanomedicine, and it struck me that bullying is an important but ignored factor in science’s backyard. One survey found that the rate of people who are bullied in academia and report it’s less than 2% (2). While studying and working at top research universities, I often saw people suffering from being targets of a wide range of academic bullying. Ideally, stakeholders should create a safe environment for targets to report incidents, and such reports could be confidentially available. Ideally, stakeholders should create a safe environment for targets to report incidents, and such repo

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