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Mental Health

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.
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…