stress

Who Might Address Research Candidates’ Off-the-Charts Stress?

Graduate research candidates are the powerhouse of research in universities, yet many have reported feelings of isolation, burnout, and career uncertainty. Karen Barry reports on a study of Australian research candidates which found that increasing numbers are suffering from heightened levels of depression, anxiety, and stress, often citing reasons related to academia’s general work processes, such as writing or publishing research or maintaining motivation while working alone on a single topic.

1 year ago
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Weekly Overview of Social Science News

Special issue on trade union cultures, the effect of stress on child brain development, and ecosystem-based adaption in this Weekly Overview of Social Science News

7 years ago
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