How much is enough? Unreasonable tasks and intent to leave academia

This is a Research Highlight, where I present published research on doctoral student wellbeing. In this Research Highlight I focus on an article by Bramlage, Julmi, Pereira and Jackenkroll (2021) on unreasonable tasks and intent to leave academia. I’ve written about reasons for leaving academia in a previous Research Highlight….

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“Should I stay or should I go” – reasons for persistence and attrition in doctoral studies

This is a Research Highlight, where I present published research on doctoral student wellbeing. To complete one’s doctoral studies is not an easy task. The road to defending your thesis is long and winding and sometimes there are obstacles that just make it impossible to go on. This might lead…

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Impostor syndrome, belongingness and wellbeing in academia

This is a Research Highlight, where I present published research on doctoral student wellbeing. A recent article by Sverdlik, Hall and McAlpine examined the effect of integration into the scholarly community and perceptions of self-worth on the wellbeing of doctoral students. So, in essence, they were looking at impostor syndrome…

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