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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.
Life story: Anne Hakim
Having kids helps you to be more time efficient.
Life story: Lotte Meteyard
Parenthood means last minute changes of schedule are no longer possible.
Life story: Chileshe Mabula-Bwalya
Adjusting to a new identity as a mother comes with challenges, but with help, a rewarding research career is possible.
Life story: Estefanía Milla-Moreno
to move towards a more family-friendly environment.
Life story: Marta Garrido
Parenting as an early-career researcher and as a group leader hold different challenges.
Life story: Tim Kietzmann
When you have children, chasing the dream job of being a scientist can often mean relying on your partner to be flexible.
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