Posts tagged 'mental health'

Under Pressure: Breaking Free from the Stress of Your PhD

Under Pressure: Breaking Free from the Stress of Your PhD

The pressure of a PhD can be all-consuming. As your thesis deadline looms, it’s easy to buckle under the strain of anxiety, imposter syndrome and outright exhaustion. Dr Noelia D Falcon, a senior research associate at the University of East Anglia, shares her experiences of coping with PhD pressure, and speaks openly about dealing with a period of grief during one of the most stressful times in her life.

Interviews with Scientists: Sophie Prosolek

Interviews with Scientists: Sophie Prosolek

We’re delighted to speak to final year PhD student Sophie Prosolek, a passionate science communicator and champion for public engagement. We spoke to Sophie about her scientific research, mental health in academia, how her creativity and science complement each other, and more...