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Anti bullying Week 2016 is being held between the 14th and 18th November with the theme 'power for good' and is organised by Anti-Bullying Alliance.

For Anti-Bullying Week, the Department of Chemistry have organised a week of fantastic speakers and workshop:

14 Nov

 Workshop: Responsible Bystander

In this short workshop we aim to explore your options as a bystander to bullying and harassment, what you can do in the moment and/or after the event.

Date: 14 November

Time: 1.00 – 2.30pm

Location: JSR Seminar Room, Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory

15 Nov

Jill Scott: Promoting Equality, Diversity and Inclusion by Addressing Workplace Bullying

Jill Scott is a specialist in Unconscious Bias, Diversity and Inclusion, Smart Working and Addressing Workplace Bullying and Harassment. 

Date: 15 November

Time:1 - 2.30pm

Venue: JSR Seminar Room, Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory

16 Nov

 Dr Olajumoke Okoya: Equity is not about Pie

Dr Olajumoke Okoya an experienced lecturer and trainer with more than 10 years’ experience of teaching both at undergraduate and post graduate level with several UK higher education institutions. She has got extensive capability in providing teaching and training services in Human Resources Management, Learning and Development, Business Information systems, Personal Development planning, Continuous Professional Development and E-Learning.

Date: 16 November

Time:12 - 1.30

Venue: JSR Seminar Room, Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory

17 Nov

 David Ruebain: Disability – Invisible and Visible

David Ruebain is Chief Executive of the Equality Challenge Unit, a policy and research agency funded to advance equality & diversity in universities in the UK and colleges in Scotland and England.

Date: 17 November

Time: 2 -3.30

Venue: Inorganic Chemistry Lecture Theatre, Inorganic Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry also presents the following talks:

Michelle Plaisted-Kerr, Oxfordshire Domestic Abuse Coordinator, Oxfordshire County Council will give a talk on Domestic Violence.
Date: 15 November
Time: 2–4.00pm

Machilu Zimba, Policy Advisor (Race Equality, Religion and Belief) will give a talk on Race and Religion awareness.
Date: 16 November
Time: 2–3.30pm

Professor David K Smith, University of York ‘No sexuality please…we’re scientists’
Date: 17 November
Time: 3–4.30pm

All the talks will be held in: Inorganic Chemistry Lecture Theatre, South Parks Road

No need to book, just turn up. The talks are open to all but will be of special interest to Athena SWAN leads, HR and Departmental Administrators and Harassment Advisers.