By Kristin Davis

These challenging times have seen scientists attempt to juggle many hats, from directing their own research programs and mentoring students at a distance, to increased demands for peer review and attendance among various committees. Yet, not often recognized, is the immense toll this has taken on the mental health of scientists and other research personnel. This essay is a reminder that burnout in academia and higher education is real and now more widespread than ever.

Read the full Science magazine piece here: https://www.sciencemag.org/careers/2021/03/i-m-empty-pandemic-scientists-are-burning-out-and-don-t-see-end-sight

Here are some resources on how to prioritize your mental health in the time of COVID-19:

For immediate support: