Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


Academic institutions are starting to recognize a mental health crisis in students. But what about faculty?  Research suggests that 36% of academics have or would like to receive help for work related anxiety or depression and 80% viewed that competition has fostered mean and aggressive behavior in the workplace.

To understand how universities are responding to the needs of faculty, and what resources, practices, and policies are in place that address faculty mental health and well-being, we seek personal narratives.  

If you have a narrative that you are willing to share, please go to this link. Your response will be anonymous.

Thank you very much for your help.

Dr. Colin A. Chapman

Professor, Canada Research Chair, Fellow of the Royal Society, Velan Award for Humanitarian Service, Konrad Adenauer Research Award from the Humboldt Foundation, Conservation Fellow of the Wildlife Conservation Society, Killam Research Fellow

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