About a year ago I posted on facebook saying that people should never use the pdf file format, least of all in academia. As I've gotten older and wiser, I think I may need to soften that position slightly.
Primarily, a PR disaster.
I hate writing this article because it is deeply unsatisfying to finish investigating the possibilities of something which, on the surface appears to exactly meet the requirements and then failing to come out with a working solution.
I went back to my secondary school the other day. They were holding a careers event called “Meet the Professionals”. Two things struck me during my visit.
But if Academics don't engage in a non-reactionary way to mental health on campus, we might be.
(Trigger warning, contains mentions of sexual assault in a campus context)
“Man's unfailing capacity to believe what he prefers to be true rather than what the evidence shows to be likely and possible has always astounded me…”