Skip to content
The UK's only independent think tank devoted to higher education.

Pressure Vessels: The epidemic of poor mental health among higher education staff

  • 23 May 2019
  • By Dr Liz Morrish
  • HEPI number Occasional Paper 20

Across the higher education sector, we see increasing numbers of staff being referred to counselling and occupational health services.

This report attributes the deterioration to factors such as excessive workloads, insecure employment and punitive metrics-driven performance management policies and argues that universities need to become healthier environments in order for academics to perform their duties and thrive.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *