Originally posted on PhD Balance social media platforms on 03/18/2020.
Is there any empathy in the world of academia? Should there be?
On March 19th at 2 pm EDT (6 pm GMT) our founder, Susanna L Harris (@SusannaLHarris) will be talking with our Twitter manager Liesl Krause (@sourkrause94) about how empathy is tied to mental health, mentoring abilities, and progress – both in academia and beyond.
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The chat will be live, so you can ask questions – feel free to drop your questions in the comments, below! The video will be posted following the chat.
Liesl Krause is a PhD student at Purdue Polytechnic, where she compares biologic measures of empathy in a paired situation as compared to self-reported empathy in the Empathy Quotient.
Susanna L Harris is a PhD Candidate in Microbiology at UNC-Chapel Hill. She is a trained science communicator and mental health advocate.
Note: No part of these videos should be considered medical advice.
Check out the video of the Live Chat here!