Monthly Archives: August 2011

Academic Women sans Babies 2.0

In counterpoint to my last post about scientists and babies, here is a link to a second great survey, that assembled a panel of women academics to answer questions on life in academia without mentioning kids or motherhood. Here are … Continue reading

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Scientists and babies

A recent study (see here for a great summary) published by sociologists Elaine Howard Ecklundand Anne E. Lincoln raises a very important point – the pressure-filled road to tenure keeps both women and men from having as many children as … Continue reading

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