Skip to Content
eLife home page
Submit my research
(via ORCID - An ORCID is a persistent digital identifier for researchers)
Search the eLife site
Search by keyword or author
Browse our interviews
Page 2 of 8
Life story: Louisa James
Being a parent helps to put things into perspective – and make strategic career decisions.
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.
Be the first to read new articles from eLife
Sign up for alerts
Please leave this field empty
Back to top