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A survey report published by University and College Union (UCU) this month revealed the poor working conditions and the dipping employee-satisfaction level in one of UK…
Only one in three researchers in the world is a woman, according to recent estimates by the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS). Men continue to dominate science,…
The voice of women in academia is growing stronger and yet the gender gap continues to be a prominent issue even today. Women often have to shoulder more…
Wouldn’t it be interesting to take a peek into how academic mothers managed their work while also taking care of their kids during the pandemic? We spoke to three…
As a researcher, you must be familiar with feelings such as anxiety, depression, self-doubt, failure, rejection, struggle, fatigue. Haven’t you wished you had someone to…
We asked four researchers how they dealt with life as an international/overseas researcher and asked them to talk about their relationship to self-care.
Whether working in a wet-lab or a dry-lab, scientists need to be aware about the risk of Repititive Strain Injury (RSI). Sabrina Pei Qin discusses the ways that…
Pain is not always gain: Lab-induced Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) and why it is not trivial
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Scientific laboratories expose researchers to a potentially hazardous environment. Along with safety measures undertaken by laboratories, individual researchers also…
If you’ve not practiced self-care from an early age, you may find it difficult to practice. After all, it is more than just a checklist with boxes to be ticked off. Here…
Self-care is a rather broad concept and if you’ve never consciously focused on yourself, it might be difficult for you to know how to practice it. Did you know that…