A woman’s experience with pain and recovery, panic and anger, guilt and love.
June 29th 2022
A bitter experience with the institutional psychologist reminded this young researcher that bad mental healthcare can be just as harmful as no mental healthcare.
September 2nd 2021
A young woman in science opens up about going through worsening mental health during her PhD and coming out of it stronger.
March 8th 2021
A recent debate reveals misogyny, casteism and queer-trans-phobia in Indian science academia.
January 2nd 2021
Therapeutic techniques work on the assumption that the cause of distress is only within the individual. However, an individual’s mental health is also affected by various forms of systemic discrimination. So for Dalits, therapy involves narrating trauma from one therapist to another, in the hope that they will eventually find a caste-sensitive professional.
December 17th 2020
Why is there so much guilt, blame and unprofessionalism associated with public anger? As a queer-trans person in science, I am here to be angry, and to speak on it.
October 10th 2020
The UGC justifies its controversial circular mandating final examinations with the claim that “examinations give confidence and satisfaction to the students”. A survey with 25 university students severely contradicts this and flags some critical issues.
September 27th 2020
Sabiha opens up about struggling with impostor syndrome during her PhD
May 30th 2020
Our editorial letter on the “Labhopping for Mental Health” series that ran on our blog through October, 2019.
November 18th 2019
This reportage suggests that science academia in India is structured to put research scholars at risk of deteriorating mental health.
November 1st 2019