Support and wellbeing
Imperial is committed to building a supportive, inclusive and highly motivated community. Good mental health and wellbeing are at the centre of the research environment that we want to create. Imperial has created a Wellbeing at Work webpage and will launch the ‘Institutional Mental Health and Wellbeing Strategy’ and the ‘Future Of...’ Physical Activity and Sport Strategy 2022-2027’ during 2023.
The continued pressures due to Covid-19 and the cost of living crisis have put the wellbeing of all Imperial’s researchers, especially research staff, at the centre of the 2023-25 Concordat action plan. In the 2022 Staff Survey, only 52% of research staff who responded thought that “Imperial does enough to support my health and wellbeing at work”, so it is evident that there is room for improvement.
The PFDC is dedicated to improving the wellbeing of research staff and has developed a range of resources to support researchers wellbeing and signpost to support and initiatives at the College.
The PFDC newsletter showcases a wellbeing resource every month. Access the Newsletter webpage for the latest information.