South African Young Academy of Science

Overcoming toxic culture at tertiary institutions and the servitude required to combat it

Overcoming toxic culture at tertiary institutions and the servitude required to combat it
June 4, 2020 michellebeeslaar
The furore over Professor Gray and the role of academics in the response by the South African government to the novel coronavirus pandemic reminded me that in late 2019 I was asked to speak on the institutionalized culture of discrimination at the University of Pretoria by the UP Head of Department: Political Sciences.  My reflection then as now is in line with…