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By Charlesworth Author Services on August 05, 2021

Managing your mental health as a PhD student

As PhD students, you are under a lot of pressure. You’ve got a lot to do, but you don’t always have the support you need. It’s no surprise that anxiety and depression are common among PhD students. While there’s no magic bullet, there are things you can do to help look after your mental health.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on August 02, 2021

How to successfully negotiate the international PhD student experience

Starting a PhD is a very big deal. Having to also travel and settle into another country can make the process that much more daunting for new researchers. But doing a PhD as an international student does not just have to be a stressful experience – it can also be a very fulfilling and enjoyable one. We share here some of the key factors to bear in mind as you embark on your international PhD.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on April 27, 2021

Why is ‘Community’ important for researcher mental health?

Researcher engagement with their academic community is an essential component in their wellbeing and mental health. This article discusses ways in which researchers can interact with their community,

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By Charlesworth Author Services on January 12, 2021

Real Facts You Never Knew About Mental Health in Academia

Workdays that stretch around the clock. Ending up teaching 165 Master’s students and doing bureaucratic tasks when you actually took this post doc position to do research. Pressures, competition, working on a string of poorly paid short-term contracts. Days when you feel like you can either choose academia or your sanity, not both.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on March 17, 2021

What is the Imposter Syndrome in academia?

Imposter Syndrome is the feeling that you are not good at your role, that you are an imposter and have only achieved your status and role via default when other colleagues are much more experienced and knowledgeable than you.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on March 09, 2021

Bitesize webinar: Researcher Mental Health - Module 1 - Researcher wellbeing

Researcher wellbeing and mental health awareness have been a hot topic in academia and among research policy officers. In Module 1 of this course on Researcher Mental Health, we focus on Researcher wellbeing.

 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on March 09, 2021

Bitesize Webinar: Researcher Mental Health - Module 2 - Let's talk about anxiety and depression

Anxiety and depression are sometimes normal reactions to life situations like stress or when we experience loss. In module 2, we talk about how anxiety and depression affect academia and how we need to tackle it.

 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on March 09, 2021

Bitesize Webinar: Researcher Mental Health - Module 3 - Let's talk about imposter experiences

Scientists and academicians are sometimes vulnerable to the "imposter syndrome or imposter phenomenon". They start to have difficulties in internalizing their own success. Module 3 talks about what impostor syndrome/phenomenon/experience is and what it's not.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on March 09, 2021

Bitesize Webinar: Researcher Mental Health - Module 4 - Tackling the imposter experience and other insecurities

In module 4 we talk about behaviours that maintain the impostor experience and the tools that can be used to tackle insecurities and deal with IP.

 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on April 27, 2021

How can I get everything done on time? Top tips for excellent time management

The demands of a PhD can often feel overwhelming, and it is not uncommon to hear of doctoral students being stressed and overworked.

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