Atmospheric Sciences

EGU Working Groups

This blog was written by members of the work-life balance and careers/jobs working group. We hope to raise awareness of many issues facing parents and spark a discussion surrounding what EGU and other organisations and institutions can do better to support all scientists.

Parenting in Academia: Challenges and Perspectives

Trying to juggle teaching, advising, publishing, finding a new (or permanent) job, relocating, attending conferences, and actually doing research sometimes requires more hours in the day than exist (oh and that global pandemic situation is sticking around). Additionally, many scientists have children or are starting a family at the same time as maintaining and building a career. In this week’s blo ...[Read More]