The impossible time budget in academia

“Something on this list will not be done well” In December last year, I was reading a tweet by Bryan Dewsbury that still resonates with me. It lists all the activities and obligations a scientist need to do in order to do a good job as well as living healthy and be socially engaging (you... Continue Reading →

The struggles of being a PostDoc and a parent: A personal appeal on work-family balance

“Have you planned to become a father?” the professor asked me. “Yes”, I said. “It’s not easy to be in science and be a parent. I know it all too well having two kids myself” he said and continued: “You have to make a lot of compromises”. “So be it!”, I responded, “then I will... Continue Reading →

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