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...
The Essential Guide to Flying with Children

The Essential Guide to Flying with Children

We are approaching conference season. Having children can make this time just that little bit more stressful – do you leave them at home or take them with you? Who is going to care for the kids at home or away? If you are able to take your children, then the...