Tag Archives: mental health

Guest Post: Bullied Out of the Lab

// Today’s post is an anonymous contribution to our #MHPhDchat page (chatting about mental health in academia). If you want to share your own struggles with mental health in academia, anonymously or not, please reach out using the information on

Guest Post, Why I Write: An Open Book About a Scientist’s Physical & Mental Health Through Career and Motherhood

// Today’s post is from Dr. Thomai Dion. You can follow Thomai and her science and medical communication work around promoting STEM education on Instagram and Twitter. Becoming a stay-at-home-scientist-mom inspired her to write the children’s science book collection¬†Think-A-Lot-Tots. My

#MHPhDchat: A Twitter Chat about Mental Health in Academia

If you didn’t have a chance to join the #MHPhDchat on Twitter yesterday, here are some chat highlights! [View the story “Mental Health in Academia” on Storify]

Mental Health in Academia: A Guilty Scientist

// Join the conversation on Twitter! The second Tuesday of each month, I will chat about mental health in academia using the hashtag #MHPhDchat. // Mental health is a topic that is pretty taboo in academia, sometimes (though not always!) spoken

What I Learned in My Week on @iamscicomm

This week has been a challenging and rewarding week for me, personally and professionally/scientifically. Today I want to reflect a bit about my week and share some lessons that I’ve learned. The Personal Side I was nervous to be the