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Scientist and Parent: Raising equality
Providing more flexible parental support would reduce the assumption that mothers should be the main caregivers and make it easier for fathers like Modesto Redrejo-Rodríguez to share childcare responsibilities.
Life story: Sofie Valk
Science and parenthood can go together well.
Life story: Petteri Karisto
Children on campus may be an unusual sight, but if institutions are supportive it can help parents at the start of their science career.
Life story: Alexis Barr
Shared parenting and flexible working times make everything a lot easier.
Life story: Viki Male
Being a parent can push you to reach for higher goals.
Life story: Rogier Kievit
Having a child makes you focus on the things that truly matter.
Life story: Bede Portz
With the right advisor, having children during a PhD can be a great joy, but lack of affordable childcare is a problem.
Scientist and Parent: Finding joy in the balancing act
Flexible working hours and a supportive lab allow Rebecca Burdine to organize her research around caring for her children.
Life story: Douglas D Garrett
If you want to be a scientist parent, come to Germany.
Life story: Daniel Fabian and Susanne Franssen
Things rarely go as planned.
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