Find data on gender issues or discrimination in brain research and best practices on how to avoid them; but also stories of people who are contributing to the ALBA cause
The Parent penalty in AcademiaPosted on 18/05/2021 in Best Practices
Being a scientist is a very time-consuming job and being a parent is a full-time job by itself. In addition, parents working in science, mostly mothers, face struggles specific to their line of work, which strongly affect their career advancement. The resources available so far focus on the “mom penalty”, childcare policies and access to conferences.
Mental-Health Awareness in AcademiaPosted on 12/05/2021 in Data
STEM academics’ wellbeing has become a serious concern with almost half of PhD students experiencing psychological distress. This list of resources showcases the causes of academic anxiety and depression, which career stages are affected and what solutions are available.