Alice SullivanThe deadline to apply for the role of Head of Department of UCL Department of Social Science @UCLSocSci is 6th April. It is a brilliant multidisciplinary department, which includes @CLScohorts Still time to put in an application!
Sport England has offered up to £25,000 to consultants to rewrite the competition rules. Olympian Sharron Davies (left) is one of those voicing opposition to the plans.
Alice Sullivan@Sport_England are looking to re-write the rules to introduce self-id in elite and community sport. "The document reveals that before the new competition guidance is in place, new pro-trans rules will target grassroots sport."
Letter: Senior Labour MPs’ support for calls to expel party members who support WPUK is condemned by several academics from University College London
Alice Sullivan@ucl academics who co-organised, spoke at and attended #womenslib2020 speak out against libelous attacks on @Womans_Place_UK "Such comments have real consequences for women’s ability to speak and to self-organise, and even for our physical safety."
As social statisticians, quantitative social scientists and epidemiologists, we are concerned about the proposed online guidance to accompany the sex question in the 2021 census, which advises...
Alice SullivanQuantitative social scientists have written to the census authorities raising concerns about guidance for the 2021 census which advises respondents to answer the sex question in terms of their self-identified gender.
An opportunity to strengthen the evidence base for these treatments in a particularly vulnerable group of patients may have been missed, say Deborah Cohen and Hannah Barnes , who catalogue new concerns about NHS research practices and decisions to...
Alice Sullivan"We sought the views of methodologists and clinical trial statisticians, but few were prepared to speak publicly for fear of reprisal." The most important victims of the shutting down of academic freedom are vulnerable youth
‘Thinking Beyond: Transversal Transfeminisms’, a one day conference at the University of Roehampton was advertised as a response to ‘a…
Alice SullivanThanks to Susan Matthews for braving this conference on ‘Thinking beyond: Transversal Feminisms’ and sharing its insights. Who would have guessed that British feminists are mostly landed gentry?
A UCU member shared this account with me and kindly gave me permission to share it: ======== UCU (the Universities and College Union) is the higher education sector union that represents academics as well as teaching and support staff in...
Alice SullivanAn account of the defeat of the @UCL_UCU motion on academic freedom at UCU congress #UCU2019. The motion fell narrowly, with a large number of abstentions 'indicating either fear or deep confusion'
The Tavistock recently published an update on their experimental trial of puberty blockers. Professor Michael Biggs analyses the evidence presented by GIDS.
Alice Sullivan"We demand that a team of independent researchers be given access to all the data from the experiment...most importantly, they must have no vested interests in the promotion of GnRHa drugs"
I’ve written this ahead of tomorrow, when I’ve suggested anyone who wants to and can make it meet in Burgess Park at 2pm near the lake…and no, I don’t really expect the anonymous author/s of …
Alice SullivanA thoughtful and generous response by philosopher Nina Power to the harassment she continues to suffer from transactivists ninapower.net/2019/05/10/res… : "I think spending too much time online is generally a bad thing
For the past 70 years, scientists in Britain have been studying thousands of children through their lives to find out why some end up happy and healthy while others struggle. It's the longest-running study of human development in the world, and it's...