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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…
Feel alone? Join a group that supports your research journey
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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.
Practicing self-care as an international researcher: 4 Researchers share their experiences
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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…
We may get so accustomed to the presence of stress, anxiety, and self-doubt that some subtle, yet telling, changes in our thought patterns and daily routines may go…
Who do you have the longest, actually a lifelong, relationship with? Yourself! This Valentine’s Day, we would like you to be your own valentine and take care of yourself…
Here is a short and quick roundup of what was on academics’ minds on Twitter this month.
If you ever feel so depressed that you start questioning yourself and your place in academia, and worry about failure, these priceless positive nuggets will cheer you up…