Join us each Saturday at 3pm EDT/ 12pm PDT to talk about maintaining mental health and balance in grad school.
Hosted by members of Speaking Team, these candid talks cover dealing with mentors to protecting mental health to building a future career, and more!
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We invite others to join us as guests to talk about their own paths into, through, and out of academia.
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Adapting to Change
The world changes. Our research changes. We change.
So how can we learn to maintain momentum in grad school, even as we are forced to pivot? Can we create plans, or do we have to accept that everything is out of our control?
with Rob Ulrich
How can we talk about the taboo topics in Academia?
From mental health to relationships to trauma, what can grad students do to both express and protect themselves?
Standing up for Yourself with Nour
From advisors to peers to society at large, we are often confronted with difficult situations and toxic environments.
How can we stand up for ourselves through all of this, especially as trainees in a system like Academia?
Living in Another Country w/ Gülsün Demirezen
Getting through grad school has its challenges.
How are those challenges compounded with moving to a new country, adapting to a new environment and a new culture?
Neurodiversity/Disabilities in STEM w/ Linda Corcoran
Ableism is present in academia. How can research students access support and tackle internalized ableism and perfectionism? How can we be an advocate for all disabled people?