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Mental Health in Academia

Society relies on researchers to be creative thinkers and problem-solvers, advancing the frontiers of human knowledge and finding answers to some of the most complex…
As life forced many of us to move from one type of daily normal to another, we have all been tasked with keeping the wheels of productivity turning. Many are desperately…
Research culture has often been described as inherently competitive, stressful, and hierarchical. Chasing research excellence has led long working hours and work…
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…
One of the main concerns of female researchers who wish to begin their family is the uncertainty around continuing with their work. Let us take a closer look at the…
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…