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Here's Gayatri Ramachandran's personal account of the challenges faced while communicating her struggles of PhD life to her family and misconceptions about life during…
Academic freedom is a complex concept encompassing both rights and duties of researchers, teachers, students, and research/educational institutions. To appreciate and…
This article discusses findings from a recent survey on how COVID-19 has affected the lives of PhD supervisors.
Here's a list of podcasts that will help you understand how to practice self-care and take steps toward achieving mental well-being.
On the occasion of World Mental Health Day 2020, Cactus Communications (CACTUS), a technology company accelerating scientific advancement, released its much-anticipated…
In some cases it may be challenging to remain patient if the review process is delayed, and critical comments may be disappointing after the substantial effort invested…
Do researchers feel supported in academia, or would they like a few things to change? A round up of experiences shared by researchers who participated in the global…
Over the past few years, mental health in academia has begun to receive more and more attention—a welcome development since mental health concerns among researchers had…
As a PhD student, postdoc or lab leader, do you feel like your mental health may be suffering because of problems in the system? Do you think your lab could be managed…
Why are mental health problems elevated among graduate students? This post delves deep into understanding the reasons that lead to the excessive pressure and ways to…