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[US] Survey finds US public still supports science

[US] Survey finds US public still supports science | Higher Education and academic research | Scoop.it

Researchers question meaning of an apparent opinion gap between scientists and the public.

The US public trusts scientists and supports science. But scientists and non-scientists are concerned about the state of children’s science education, and researchers are dismayed about the state of US science, according to a poll released on 29 January. (...) - Nature, par Erika Check Hayden, 29 January 2015

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Overworked and isolated - work pressure fuels mental illness in academia

Overworked and isolated - work pressure fuels mental illness in academia | Higher Education and academic research | Scoop.it

Exclusive: Guardian survey shows heavy workloads to blame for mental health problems among academics

 

Academics suffering mental health problems blame their university work directly for their illness, exclusive findings from a Guardian survey reveal.

Heavy workloads, lack of support and isolation are the key factors contributing to mental illness, according to respondents, who range from PhD students to vice-chancellors. (...) - by Claire Shaw, The Guardian, 8 May 2014

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