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Researcher Mental Health and Well-being Manifesto

Gábor Kismihók; Brian Cahill; Stéphanie Gauttier; Janet Metcalfe; Stefan T. Mol; Darragh McCashin; Jana Lasser; Murat Güneş; Mathias Schroijen; Martin Grund; Katia Levecque; Susan Guthrie; Katarzyna Wac; Jesper Dahlgaard; Mohamad Nadim Adi; Christina Kling

The ReMO COST Action is a network of stakeholders from all levels of the research community that has drafted a Researcher Mental Health and Well-being Manifesto that calls for the assessment of how the mental health and well-being of researchers can best be nourished and sustained through actions and initiatives at the policy, institutional, community and individual levels.

This manifesto calls for all stakeholders in the research ecosystem to engage in developing policies that monitor, improve, and maintain well-being and mental health in the research environment, delineating more encompassing metrics of success and quality, supporting work-life balance, inclusiveness, and family-friendly sustainable research careers.

The Researcher Mental Health and Well-being Manifesto has been translated into many languages in order to more effectively raise awareness of mental health in academia in many countries:

Language Translators Link
Albanian Ornela Bardhi; Melina Kello; Hyrije Bardhi https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7533475


Mohamad Nadim ADI; Mais M. ALJUNAIDY https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5761750
Bulgarian Svetlana Dimitrova; Stefan Spiridonov https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7524579
Catalan Elena Redondo Castro https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5789459
English   https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5559805
French Ariel Frajerman; Mathieu Fusi; Aura Fossati https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7716117
Greek Adrian Stavrakis https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7341668
Hungarian Vita Emese; Rusu Szidónia; Ugrin Zsuzsanna; Kovács Karolina Eszter; Solymosi Katalin; Gábor Kismihók; https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7312008
Italian Maddalena Fumagalli; Cristina Miceli; Anna Maria Eleuteri; Aura Fossati https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7345732
Portuguese Carolina Oliveira Borges; Inês Gaspar; Francisco Valente Gonçalves https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7516221
Romanian Claudia I Iacob; Cristina S. Trofin https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7339678
Russian Levchenko, Serhii https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7387245
Serbian Ivana B. Petrović, Milica Vukelić, Selma Talić Pantelić, Dubravka Vlahović, Milena Ratković-Fehilly, Radenka Krsmanović Whiffen, and Miroslav Trajanovići https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7516851
Slovenian Mateja Erce https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5814951
Spanish Luisa F. Echeverría King; Fernando G. Benavides; Elena Ronda; Antonio Ariza-Montes; Horacio Molina-Sánchez https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5750506
Turkish Mete Kurtoglu; Gökçe Gökalp; Dilara Özel; Merve Dökmeci https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7338402
Ukrainian Levchenko, Serhii https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7386660


This work was performed within the framework of COST Action CA19117 - "Researcher Mental Health".
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