Inspireurope webinar “Psychosocial support for researchers at risk”, 10 March

17 February 2021

Inspireurope organises the webinar “Psychosocial support for researchers at risk” on 10 March from 10:00 to 11:00 CET. The webinar will be followed by a 55-minutes follow-up meeting. Both are free of charge.

The focus of this webinar will be on how organisations who are hosting or employing researchers at risk can best support them in the area of mental health and social wellbeing, mindful of the particular needs and challenges they face.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Mental health challenges for researchers at risk and cultural barriers to talking about it.
  • How to identify, understand and help researchers with trauma from past experiences.
  • Where researchers at risk can seek professional assistance.
  • The importance of building social networks.
  • The particular challenges relating to isolation during the Covid-19 pandemic.
  • Discussion on steps to take for host institutions and organisations employing researchers at risk.

The speakers for the 1-hour webinar are:

The target group for this webinar are staff from institutions and organisations who are involved in supporting the hosting / employment of researchers at risk such as international offices, human resources, faculty, departments, institutes, etc.

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