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Addressing Mental Health in Research

January 16 @ 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm CET

From researchers for researchers

Join us for an empowering and insightful online event on January 16th at 6 pm CET, as we delve into the complexities of mental health in academia. Our diverse panel features leading experts and accomplished individuals who have triumphed over challenges, offering guidance and strategies to navigate the often tumultuous journey of graduate studies.

  Mental Health in Academia speakers      

🎤 Featured Speaker & Panelists:

  • Alexander Tsai – Mental Health Expert
    Learn from Alexander Tsai as he provides a profound introduction to anxiety and depression, specifically addressing their heightened prevalence in graduate students. Gain valuable insights into potential strategies for alleviating and preventing these challenges.

  • Stefanie Hodapp
    Join the conversation with Stefanie Hodapp as she talks about her experiences as an ECR

  • Zack Florentino Murguia Burton – Mental Health Play Creator
    Connect with Zack Florentino Murguia Burton, a Visiting Assistant Professor at Bates College in Maine (USA) and creator of the internationally-renowned mental health play “The Manic Monologues”. Uncover the power of reaching out and storytelling in addressing mental health challenges.

  • Madeline McGhee – Laboratory Technician at MIT
    Gain insights from Madeline McGhee, a laboratory technician at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, as she shares her experiences and perspectives on mental health in the demanding academic environment.

🌍 Panel Discussion: Overcoming Mental Health Challenges in Academia

Discover the stories of accomplished researchers who have successfully navigated (post-PhD )journeys. Our panel discussion aims to create a safe space for everyone’s experience and unique insights of individuals from all around the world.


💡 Key Discussion Points:

  • Coping with multi-factored stress.
  • Addressing anxiety and depression in academia.
  • Strategies to address and solves challenges

🌟 Why Attend?

  • Inspiration: Hear personal narratives of triumph over adversity.
  • Guidance: Learn strategies to manage mental health crises.
  • Awareness: Contribute to fostering mental health awareness in academia.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to gain valuable insights, connect with experts, and contribute to the dialogue on mental health in academia. Register now for an evening of inspiration, support, and empowerment. Together, let’s unlock minds and create a healthier academic community!

📅 Date: January 16th, 6 pm CET / Noon Eastern Time📍 Location: Online

🔗 Register for Free: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Yzer93TSQiOc5qWn9TPk8g


January 16
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm CET
Event Category:


Virtual Event


IUBMB Trainee Initiative
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