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Dec 2, 2019

PhDs: the tortuous truth

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The results of Nature’s fifth survey of PhD students bear out Kovacevic’s experience, telling a story of personal reward and resilience against a backdrop of stress, uncertainty and struggles with depression and anxiety. The survey drew self-selecting responses from more than 6,300 early-career researchers — the most in the survey’s ten-year history. The respondents hail from every part of the globe and represent the full spectrum of scientific fields.


Nature’s survey of more than 6,000 graduate students reveals the turbulent nature of doctoral research.

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