McAllister Olivarius in the news

University College London announced recently that it would end its use of gag orders in cases of sexual harassment and assault. This decision was due in large part to the activism by McAllister Olivarius client Emma Chapman, who spoke out against the non-disclosure agreement UCL asked her to sign while negotiating a settlement. 

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An article published Saturday by The Guardian exploring "Why science breeds a culture of sexism" featured McAllister Olivarius clients bringing a claim against the University of Rochester about their experiences of sexism in the cognitive sciences department.

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McAllister Olivarius client Dr Emma Chapman spoke with the Evening Standard about her experience at University College London, where she experienced harassment, made a formal complaint against the university, and was then asked to sign a non-disclosure agreement while settling with the university. 

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Celeste Kidd, a client of McAllister Olivarius, has decided to leave the University of Rochester after learning that Florian Jaeger would be returning in the fall. Kidd's departure will mean that the University's Baby Lab, where students study childhood development and learning, will slowly be phased out.

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After extensive settlement negotiations, UCLA has removed Professor Gabriel Piterberg from employment at the university, denied him emeritus status, and removed him from all future employment with the University of California. 

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In honor of International Women's Day, Dr Olivarius joined Professor Nicola Padfield and Lola Olufemi for a Symposium at Pembroke College in Cambridge. The panel discussed the culture of sexual abuse at universities and considered what work must still be done in the fight for gender equality.

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