HRA Spotlight – Active Bystander Training
The Active Bystander training program aims to empower doctoral and early career researchers to challenge poor behaviors, and bring about cultural change through the reinforcement of messages defining the boundaries of unacceptable behavior.
- An understanding of what bystander apathy is and the importance of being an active bystander
- Learn skills and techniques to positively challenge bullying, harassment, micro-aggressions and other inappropriate behaviors
- Agreed steps to take to be an effective bystander
- Decision-making techniques to help delegates overcome fear and self-doubt when faced with a challenging situation
- Assertiveness techniques to give delegates confidence and tools to speak out, whether they are dealing with the challenge directly or calling for help from others
HRA Spotlight: The Hamburg Research Academy offers regular short information sessions on topics central to the doctoral and the postdoctoral career phase. Experts provide basic information and answer your questions.
This event is open to all HRA target groups. However, the content is geared to the needs of the listed target groups. Participation is free of charge, prior registration is requested. For further information please read the conditions of participation.
Fri, 3 March 2023, 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM, online
Requirements for participation:
- Attendance: Participation is only possible, if you can guarantee an uninterrupted attendance.
- Attention: Online events require the same undivided attention as face-to-face events. Please refrain from parallel activities.
- Interaction: In general HRA events are interactive and require your active participation.
- Visibility: Please turn on your camera, if possible. Especially in our workshops, this is essential for a productive working environment.
doctoral researchers, postdocs
Hamburg Research Academy
Mo Forgan worked as a barrister for 17 years, practising in crime and family law. She was a pupil supervisor for many years which involved being a mentor/trainer for younger, aspiring barristers. A change of direction led her to the charitable sector. She initially ran an international scholarship fund helping students from the developing world study Masters degrees in leading UK universities, and latterly, and to date, works with SATRO (an educational charity based in Guildford) which brings STEM learning, mentoring and employability skills into schools.
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