On 11 November 2016, Mary Moreland and I launched the Heritage Lottery Funded project War Widows’ Stories live on Woman’s Hour. We were given eight star-struck minutes with BBC Radio...
Tagged: mental health
I remember being a young teenager and hesitatingly explaining from my school desk why – uncharacteristically – I hadn’t produced any homework. It was my favourite lesson on a subject...
An anonymous blogger shares their experiences of being discriminated against and bullied due to their mental health issues. Is mental illness nothing more than an inconvenient expense for university departments?
In this post I reflect the ways in which we normalise and internalise potentially harmful levels of stress in academia, and how many of us are led to believe that if we’re not stressed we’re not doing our job right.
An early-career academic writes about their struggles with depression and chronic anxiety.
6 March 2014, The Guardian Higher Education Network. I was invited to comment on academia and mental health for this article.
An anonymous guest blogger shares their story of adjusting to their mental health issues during her PhD with the help of institutional support services.