Research life invites unique challenges: setbacks in lab experiments, major thesis corrections, maintaining the appropriate work/life balance, feeling like an impostor, isolation… Resilience is key to surviving and making it through to the end. In this space, PGRs share their struggles and the lessons they’ve learned along the way.
‘Self funding your research’ by Jessye Aggleton
Choosing the work you love, and loving the work you choose.
‘Ain’t I a Superwoman?’ by Jane Nebe
An honest reflection on the mental health toll of the PhD.
Help is at hand
A list of resources and helplines for a range of mental health issues.