South African Young Academy of Science

Every Cloud Has A Silver Lining

Every Cloud Has A Silver Lining
May 26, 2022 bonnete
I have suffered from anxiety and depression for over 10 years, and I knew the potential threat a PhD might pose to my mental health before I had even started. It’s no secret that the culture of overworking in academia, alongside experiences of bullying and discrimination, contributes to 86% of PhD students reporting marked levels…