Managing PhD anxiety and insomnia

Academia is becoming saturated with mental health problems, and it's becoming normalised. By the end of my degree I was aware that most of my peers had developed some kind of issue, in the UK drop outs due to mental health problems were up 210% 2014-15 compared to 2009-10. But it seems that the deterioration of … Continue reading Managing PhD anxiety and insomnia

Women in STEM

Happy International Women’s Day! A day to fight for gender parity and celebrate the achievements of women worldwide. We have a long way to go to close the pay gap in the UK which is still on average 14.1%! I took great joy in reading about the achievements of countless inspirational women in STEM. I always … Continue reading Women in STEM