Editorial: Many PhD students and postdoctoral researchers are overworked and overstressed — and their mental health is suffering because of it.
Editorial: Many PhD students and postdoctoral researchers are overworked and overstressed — and their mental health is suffering because of it.
"Many PhD students and postdoctoral researchers are overworked and overstressed." Being a PhD student shouldn’t be bad for your health: ✍️ | #ResearchCulture #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek
Editorial: Many PhD students and postdoctoral researchers are overworked and overstressed — and their mental health is suffering because of it.
Some issues to confront: academia rewards long hours and tends not invest resources into PhDs and postdocs - Being a PhD student shouldn’t be bad for your health
Being a PhD student shouldn’t be bad for your health
Academia often glorifies and rewards overwork. There are many jobs out there but only one health, one family, and one sanity. To me, it’s about finding a dynamic equilibrium where I keep moving but not lean in any particular direction.
Academia must learn to respect the work–life balance that many researchers struggle to find. #MHAW219 #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek
Academia must learn to respect the work–life balance that many researchers struggle to find. #MHAW19 #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek
Being a PhD student shouldn’t be bad for your health
Being a PhD student shouldn’t be bad for your health - ⁦⁩ working hard with #pgrs to understand and find solutions ⁦⁩ ⁦
Being a PhD student shouldn’t be bad for your health
If you’re a PhD student who’s struggling, please reach out to your supervisor and/or other mentor - no work is so important that it’s conducted at a cost to your well-being. #phdlife #phdchat
We need to think hard about the format and future of academic training. Happy to hear there’s a conference forming around this issue. Being a PhD student shouldn’t be bad for your health
"Short-term PhD and postdoc contracts can allow employers and supervisors to look the other way when it comes to a duty of care. Academia often glorifies and rewards overwork and long hours. "
Remember your mental health is important. We can’t make breakthroughs if we’re breaking down.
Being a PhD student shouldn’t be bad for your health
Research WILL test your resilience to the limit, but it should remain fun, not a health hazard! #phdlife #research
Being a PhD student shouldn’t be bad for your health We also need to consider people who get ill during PhD, even if it's unrelated to PhD. I was lucky enough to receive incredible support & finished
Being a PhD student shouldn’t be bad for your health
Being a PhD student shouldn’t be bad for your health
Some thoughts on "Being a PhD student shouldn’t be bad for your health" tl:dr: I have some concerns... 1/n
Being a PhD student shouldn’t be bad for your health. The first international meeting on postgraduate mental health opens this week, but much more is needed to solve academia’s crisis.
Is being a #PhD student bad for your health??? #phdchat #academia #postdoc
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