Reading Round-Up – the student feedback whilst having depression, challenges and triumphs of discussing one’s mental illness in academia, and many more

Catch up on what we’ve been reading at the Collective this month. We have articles touching on the growing evidence of particular mental health vulnerabilities among graduate students, the challenges and triumphs of discussing one’s mental illness in academia, the unique experience of receiving feedback whilst dealing with a mental illness, the unique challenges facing … More Reading Round-Up – the student feedback whilst having depression, challenges and triumphs of discussing one’s mental illness in academia, and many more

Max Planck Alumni and ECRs for Better Graduate Student Mental Health

    A couple months ago, AMHC team member Lisa M attended the Max Planck Symposium for Alumni and Early Career Researchers (MPSAESCR) in Berlin. The event was held to connect alumni and early career researchers from all over the world, and to afford the opportunity to discuss with and learn from each other. Among … More Max Planck Alumni and ECRs for Better Graduate Student Mental Health

Link Round-Up: Life as an Anxious Scientist, Survey on Faculty Mental Health Culture, Human Cost of Postdoctoral Research, and More

“Me too”: Mental Health and Disclosure as an Early Career Researcher (Institute of Mental Health – University of Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust Blog) In this blog researcher Emma Nielsen talks about the power of disclosing one’s mental illness beyond the polite reference to it in the past tense. She weighs in on the risks it … More Link Round-Up: Life as an Anxious Scientist, Survey on Faculty Mental Health Culture, Human Cost of Postdoctoral Research, and More

Link Round Up: “Coming Out” with Schizophrenia in Academia, Intersections of Race and Gender, and More

the reality of very serious mental illnesses in academia (i.e.., schizophrenia and borderline personality disorder), as well as some perspectives on mental health from undergraduates and medical students. … More Link Round Up: “Coming Out” with Schizophrenia in Academia, Intersections of Race and Gender, and More