Mental Health

The process of scientific discovery is uncertain and tedious, which can be very taxing on our emotions… yet the discussion of this in the scientific community is muted.

And the issue is more sensitive for early career scientists, incluing PhD and Postdocs, who are also faced with an uncertain future in the current competitive climate for academic positions.

It should not be normal for science academic environments to be overly stressful and emotionally draining to the point that researchers are very unhappy.

As a community, we need to address how to improve mental health of scientists in academia.

Check out the articles we have on this topic here.