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  1. A mother and child outside of a centre for scientific outreach

    Life story: Louisa James

    Being a parent helps to put things into perspective – and make strategic career decisions.
  2. Modesto Redrejo-Rodriguez enjoying a sunny day in the park with his sons

    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.
  3. Sofie and son Isaak

    Life story: Sofie Valk

    Science and parenthood can go together well.
  4. 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.
  5. Life story: Alexis Barr

    Shared parenting and flexible working times make everything a lot easier.
  6. Life story: Viki Male

    Being a parent can push you to reach for higher goals.
  7. Life story: Rogier Kievit

    Having a child makes you focus on the things that truly matter.
  8. Bede Portz with his two children

    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.
  9. 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.
  10. Life story: Douglas D Garrett

    If you want to be a scientist parent, come to Germany.