Universities must overhaul the toxic working culture for academic researchers

“Academic research is an exciting, creative and varied endeavour, yet there is growing evidence that our culture has developed unhealthy levels of anxiety and stress. As the UK increases research and development spending – all the more important after Brexit – we will see much-needed growth in the number and significance of researchers. Yet it’s clear that we also need to make changes to their working conditions …” (more)

[Anton Muscatelli, Guardian, 15 January]

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