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 Assunto da Mensagem: Catedrática despedida por bullying sobre doutorandos
 Mensagem Enviado: Sexta Mar 15, 2019 9:45 am 
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Universidade/ Instituto: Minho ... al-conduct
A medida pode parecer excessiva porém se vista à luz da noticia do email abaixo de 12 de Setembro sobre vários suicídios de alunos de doutoramento já não parece tão excessiva.

De: F.Pacheco Torgal
Enviado: 12 de Setembro de 2017 7:11
Assunto: Academic environment__"a vicious culture of competition, back-stabbing and sabotage"

Poisonous science: the dark side of the lab
The bullying and subsequent suicide of a talented Ivy League scientist exposes ugly truths about the cruelty and dysfunction at the heart of academic science ... k-side-lab

E. Diamandis mentioned in the email below already knew it when he recently wrote that "there are no Saints" on competitive science and about the "myriad of horror stories of alleged dishonesty in top science".

Speaking about suicides in academia recently a young researcher used the Acknowledgements of his paper published on The European Physical Journal C ... 017-5049-5 to make a few critiques about the post-doctoral system that he believes was ultimately responsible for the suicide of his friend and also on the need for academia responsible´s to make changes in order to provide support for those researchers “suffering from mental health problems”. Of course he may have had “contaminated” his paper with non-scientific related comments but he had a very good reason to do it. Fortunately the editor was also wise enough to approve that option. Also his warning makes perfect sense because the literature about mental problems and creativity is abundant (some papers below). He did not mention it but he didn´t need to because its widely known that in academia there are a special kind of mentors that as Leonid Schneider put it in one of his posts do believe that the duty of postdocs is to translate their bright ideas in form of high quality papers. Not to mention those mentors coordinating large paper mills to whose content its virtually impossible they had made a relevant contribution. Or those that as John Ionnadis have put it have a track of excellency in the "slave trade of younger researchers". ... 5616001475

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