Institute of Astronomy

Work Life Balance in Science: some e-books

Published on 12/03/2021 

Its important for people in all fields of work to maintain a healthy work-life balance.  The environment for workers in scientific research has its own particular challenges.  Whilst we have not found anything specific to astronomy, a number of books do address the issues in academia and the sciences in general.  All these e-books should be available to university staff and students.


Mothers in academia / edited by Mari Castaneda and Kirsten Isgro.
New York : Columbia University Press, 2013. *ONLINE ACCESS*

Professor mommy finding work-family balance in academia / Rachel Connelly and Kristen Ghodsee.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2011. *ONLINE ACCESS*

Equitable Solutions for Retaining a Robust STEM Workforce : Beyond Best Practices / Donna J. Dean, Janet B. Koster, and Association for Women in Science.  London: Academic Press, 2014. *ONLINE ACCESS*

Failing Families, Failing Science : Work-Family Conflict in Academic Science / Elaine Ecklund, Anne E. Lincoln.  New York, NY : New York University Press, 2016  *ONLINE ACCESS*

Success strategies for women in science a portable mentor / edited by Peggy A. Pritchard.  Burlington, MA : Elsevier Academic Press, 2006. *ONLINE ACCESS*

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