UC Berkeley
Visiting Scholar and Postdoc Affairs Program

2017 Conference

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
9AM to 1PM

UC Berkeley, 106 Stanley Hall


Emotional Wellbeing Resources

Navigating the Scientific Career

  1. Uri Alon: Materials for Scientific Nurturing http://www.weizmann.ac.il/mcb/UriAlon/nurturing/


  1. Berkeley Greater Good (the Science of a Meaningful Life): http://greatergood.berkeley.edu/

Coping Strategies

  1. 5 ways to cope with stress and anxiety: http://www.thegradstudent.com/5-ways-to-relieve-stress-in-graduate-school


  1. How to cope with stress: http://www.uhs.berkeley.edu/bewell/


  1. How to avoid burnout: http://gradpost.ucsb.edu/life/2012/5/7/6-simple-ways-to-avoid-burnout-infographic.html
  2. http://www.successfulacademic.com/success_tips/Avoid_burnout2.htm

Depression and Anxiety

  1. Online screening for depression and anxiety: http://www.mentalhealthscreening.org/screening/uofcberkeley
  2. Information about depression: http://www.uhs.berkeley.edu/lookforthesigns/

Campus resources

  1. Group workshops: http://www.uhs.berkeley.edu/students/counseling/PDF/CPSworkshops.pdf
  2. Tang Center events (including health screening, workshops, blood drive schedules, etc.): http://events.berkeley.edu/index.php/calendar/sn/uhs.html
  3. Counseling and psychological services: http://www.uhs.berkeley.edu/students/counseling/cps.shtml
    1. CPS Resources for Graduate Students

Physical Wellness Resources

Eating Well

  1. Berkeley’s Online Resources:
    1. http://www.uhs.berkeley.edu/home/healthtopics/nutrition.shtml
    2. http://www.berkeleynutrition.com/resources
  2. Personal appointment with a nutritionist at Tang
    1. http://www.uhs.berkeley.edu/onlineservices/onlineappointments.shtml#healthedu


  1. Berkeley Recreational Sports Facility (RSF) ($10/semester): http://recsports.berkeley.edu/
    1. Weights
    2. Cardio Equipment
    3. Racquetball, squash and basketball courts
    4. Pool
    5. Fitness classes (yoga, pilates, kickboxing, etc.)
  2. Yoga outside of the RSF
    1. Yoga to the People (donation based): http://yogatothepeople.com/berkeley/


  1. Acupuncture
    1. Berkeley Acupuncture Project (sliding scale $15-40): http://berkeleyacupunctureproject.com/
  2. Meditation
    1. Bay Area Young Adults Sangha: http://bayas.info/resources.php
    2. Free online guided meditation: http://marc.ucla.edu/body.cfm?id=22&oTopID=22