Max Planck archaeology director removed after alleged bullying | Science

For a second time, archaeologist Nicole Boivin has been removed as director of the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History (MPI-SHH), following a vote on 25 March by a governing board of the Max Planck Society (MPG). The decision is another twist in a case that has drawn wide attention in Germany … Read more

Whistleblower alleges bullying, ethical lapses at White House science office

The complaint lays out the most detailed allegations to date of purported unlawful behavior and harassment by Eric Lander, who served in President Biden’s Cabinet before resigning last month. Lander stepped down after an investigation found credible evidence that he had bullied staff in violation of the White House’s “safe and respectful workplace policy,” and … Read more