Career Guide 

Science careers and mental health

Science’s hyper-competitive environment with its ‘publish or perish’ culture and a lack of job security can often trigger workplace anxiety and depression among early career researchers. Nature's annual careers surveys repeatedly point to mental health problems faced by graduate students and postdoctoral researchers. This online resource provides peer-to-peer advice and strategies to improve mental wellbeing.

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Researchers climbing a staircase