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‘Don’t wait too long to get in touch with the confidential counsellor’
It’s about improving people’s wellbeing within the organisation. Piet de Boer is one of the university’s two Confidential Counsellors for Unacceptable Behaviour for staff and students. ‘Poor communication is not always the root cause but it does play a part in 90% of cases.’ This is the first in a series…
Academic integrity: clear agreements can help prevent problems
Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade and Frits Koning are confidential counsellors for academic integrity at Leiden University. Koning is the confidential counsellor for the Faculty of Medicine/LUMC and Tieken is the confidential counsellor for the remaining faculties. ‘It is really important to reach good…
Problems with your line manager or colleagues? Contact the Confidential Counsellor for Personnel Affairs
If you have a problem with your line manager or colleagues and are unable to resolve it, you can contact the Confidential Counsellor for Personnel Affairs for advice.
Suspected wrongdoing? Contact the Confidential Counsellor for Malpractice
What should University staff do if they see something that doesn’t seem quite right? This could be excessive spending on a project, the improper use of a lab or anything else that seems slightly suspect. If you find yourself in a situation that leaves you feeling uneasy, you can always contact the Confidential…
Confidential Counsellors for PhD candidates: specific help for a specific group
PhD candidates have a unique role at the University. They spend four years working on their own research, and are supported in this by a supervisor. Because of this unique role, each Graduate School has its own Confidential Counsellor for PhD candidates. We give the floor to three of them.
Confidential Counsellors for PhD candidates: how they can help
It is a fantastic opportunity to spend four years working on your PhD, but you may come up against problems that don't relate to the research itself. If you have medical or mental health problems, you can contact the University doctor. But if you have other problems or questions, you can contact the…
A safe work environment: investigative powers lacking
More has to be done to create a safe work environment for the staff of Leiden University. Confidential counsellors for PhD candidates were recently appointed, and the number of reported incidents is on the rise. But this is not enough. On 29 November, staff from the faculties and other universities…
What is Leiden University doing to create a safe work environment?
Creating a safer work environment
Two new studies have shown that university staff can be the victim of harassment from their managers or colleagues. Rector Magnificus Carel Stolker says: ‘Unfortunately, it doesn’t surprise me that you see this kind of grief here too. One instance is one too many. We’ve been focusing on the topic for…