[UL] Mental health awareness days (November 2-4, 2021)

Working in the academic environment can be quite stressful and we shouldn’t forget to also take care of our mental well-being. The Leipzig University in cooperation with HIGRADE graduate school and yDiv is organizing a digital theme week that is aimed at researchers at all career levels and offers different formats, e.g. short activating morning sessions and academic exchange.

You find the detailed programme and access links here (all events in English, no registration needed): https://www.uni-leipzig.de/en/event-detail/artikel/mental-health-awareness-days-2021-11-02/


Tuesday, 2 November 2021, 8.40am–9.00am
Morning activation “Brainfit – Train your brain”

Tuesday, 2 November 2021, 3pm–4.30pm
Keynote “Why should leaders care? The role of leadership for employee mental health.”
Speaker: Anna Brzykcy

Wednesday, 3 November 2021, 8.40am–9.00am
Morning activation “Get strong with back fitness”

Wednesday, 3 November 2021, 4pm–5.30pm
Input and panel discussion “What makes a healthy supervision relationship?”
Moderation: Hendrik Huthoff; Panel: Anja Mehnert-Theuerkauf, Tiffany Knight, Elena Motivans and Eleonore Louise Slabbert

Thursday, 4 November 2021, 8.40am–9.00am
Morning activation “Yoga Nidra – Start your day calm”

Thursday, 4 November 2021, 10am–11.30am
Webinar “Strategies for managing our well-being in research”
Trainer: Desiree Dickerson