Thank You for 2019 and Watch Out 2020!

Thank You for 2019 and Watch Out 2020!

2019 has been a pretty big year for aKIDemic Life, with the launch of the website, the creation and curation of great new content to help parents and carers working in academia, and recognition by Nature Journals as one of the short-listed candidates for Inspiring...
The Story Behind aKIDemic Life

The Story Behind aKIDemic Life

This month aKIDemic Life founder Kirsty Nash was interviewed by Stefan Partelow for the Finding Sustainability Podcast run by the Environmental Social Science Network. In the episode she discusses how aKIDemic Life came into being, her own journey becoming a mum while...
Parenting & PhDs

Parenting & PhDs

Earlier this month, we spoke to Sivee Chawla, a graduate student who wanted tips on how to balance work with family responsibilities. In response to her query, we tapped into the collective wisdom of the Twitterverse, asking for tips on how to successfully navigate a...
Interview with Sivee Chawla on Parenting and PhDs

Interview with Sivee Chawla on Parenting and PhDs

Sivee Chawla is an international PhD student in Australia. She contacted aKIDemic Life to ask about support for graduate students trying to balance work with parenting responsibilities. In response to her enquiry, we will be publishing a series of resources over the...