STAIRCASE: Sustainable Working Conditions in Academia Survey

The STAIRCASE survey aims to understand the impact of working conditions on mental health and well-being in academia, enabling evidence-based recommendations for impactful change. It is part of the EU-funded Researcher Mental Health Observatory (ReMO), a COST Action that is building a network that advocates healthy and sustainable working conditions in academia.

The STAIRCASE Survey is a unique and transformative initiative in both its pan-European outreach and bottom-up driven approach. Your participation is needed to ensure a proper representation of your country and institutions.
The STAIRCASE survey, conducted by researchers for researchers, aims to bring about transformative change within the academic system, through the identification of factors that foster healthy and sustainable working conditions. By sharing your experiences regarding mental health and working conditions, you are directly  contributing to the generation of valuable insights that will yield evidence-based recommendations for policy changes.

Please fill out the Staircase Survey here:

Your participation is instrumental to ensuring proper representation of your institution and country. By actively participating, you enhance the likelihood of gathering sufficient data to develop tailored recommendations that are specific to your unique context and circumstances.

The ReMO COST Action on Researcher Mental Health is funded by the COST Association with support from the Horizon Europe Framework Programme of the EU under the project number CA19117.

COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) is a funding agency for research and innovation networks. Our Actions help connect research initiatives across Europe and enable scientists to grow their ideas by sharing them with their peers. This boosts their research, career and innovation.