The CACTUS Mental Health Survey is the largest and most diverse global survey on mental health among researchers. 13000+ researchers across 169 countries participated in this survey, talking about joy and stress triggers in academia and the need for a more positive, nurturing research culture. Insights from this survey have contributed to sustaining an important conversation on researcher mental health and prompts research institutions to take tangible steps towards helping researchers thrive.
As a global publisher we are committed to playing our role in advancing progress towards achieving SDG3 by both supporting researchers and being an active voice, promoting an interdisciplinary evidenced-based approach to all targets and indicators within this goal. This research hub aims to enabling greater access to high-quality content to assist policy-makers, governments and humanitarian organisations, in making research-backed decisions to advance the international well-being agenda.
“Read The World” was launched as a response to the isolation imposed on children and young people during the coronavirus pandemic. The initiative provided a platform for much-loved children’s authors to read extracts of their books and promote the benefits of reading to younger generations.
The Lancet has embraced the SDG goals in a series of Lancet Commissions specifically addressing the SDG goal of good health and wellbeing. The commissions outline the current progress, challenges and solutions that are needed from the research community and society in order to achieve the 2030 SDG 3 targets. Commissions include a review of the “Elimination of viral hepatitis by 2030” and “A UNAIDS–Lancet Commission on Defeating AIDS—Advancing Global Health”.
Since the beginning of the crisis and on several occasions, French scientific and higher education publishers made their e-books or their databases freely accessible online, in order to ensure teaching continuity.