Our grand challenge is finding an accurate way to evaluate and analyze different mental health disorders based off of results from our comprehensive survey, Reach Through using industry standard mental health questionnaires, such as the DSM5, we created a survey that is the first step for people to determine whether or not they want to get professional help. Through the survey, we were able to create a social platform based on given results from individual’s surveys to connect them through Discord to facilitate meaningful discussions with peer in attempt to destigmatize mental health illnesses.
In a new commentary published on the Editor’s Blog of Science, Chapman University’s Dr. Gregory Goldsmith describes how postdoctoral fellowship programs can transform the experience for early career scholars looking to advance their careers in science and engineering. For the past five years, Goldsmith has served as the first director of the university’s Grand Challenges
The Grand Challenges Initiative has joined the National Postdoctoral Association on behalf of Chapman University as an organizational member. Postdoctoral scholars, faculty and staff at the university can now become affiliate members by visiting nationalpostdoc.org The NPA advocates for, and provides resources aimed at improving, the postdoctoral experience.