Posts tagged 'mental health'

Interviews with Scientists: Jonas Teuwen

Interviews with Scientists: Jonas Teuwen

In the next in our Interviews with Scientists series we spoke to Jonas Teuwen of the Netherlands Cancer Institute in Amsterdam. He recently spoke openly about living with bipolar disorder and the impact this had on his PhD studies. We were moved by his honesty and wanted to find out more about his thoughts on the subject…

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...