Embedding a positive research culture that fosters innovation

Cancer Research UK (CRUK) is clear that bullying and harassment are unacceptable under any circumstances. Sue Russell, Policy and Diversity Manager (Research), and Iain Foulkes, Executive Director (Research and Innovation), comment on the steps CRUK is taking to ensure that all people involved in its research treat each other with dignity and respect.

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CRUK policy on dignity at work in research: www.cancerresearchuk.org/funding-for-researchers/applying-for-funding/policies-that-affect-your-grant/policy-on-dignity-at-work-in-research

Wellcome policy on bullying and harassment: https://wellcome.ac.uk/funding/guidance/policy-bullying-and-harassment

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Russell, S., Foulkes, I. Embedding a positive research culture that fosters innovation. Nat Rev Cancer 19, 241–242 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41568-019-0127-7

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