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Welcome to the equality4success blog!

This page provides a space for Institute staff to share their views, experiences and creative thoughts with colleagues and the wider public. Ideas, comments? We love to hear from you - please send us an email. Enjoy reading!


The views and opinions expressed here are those of the individual authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Babraham Institute.
 

Navigation of the Early Science Career: Get Support at Every Step!

Christel Krueger, from the Institute's Bioinformatics Facility, muses on the latest 'My Life in Science' talk at the Babraham Institute

30/06/2017

Treading the Path to Independent Research

Laura Woods, a final year PhD student in the Hemberger group, is considering the next steps in her career.

24/05/2017

What it’s Like to Speak about Shared Parental Leave at a Female-dominated Event

David Kent, a group leader at the Cambridge Stem Cell Institute, shares his experiences and views on the Babraham Institute IWD 2017 symposium.

28/03/2017

Open Access – Sharing Experiences on a Life in Science

Danielle Hoyle introduces Danny Kingsley, who talks about Open Access, Open Research Data, and the challenges she has overcome in her career.

10/02/2017

Circus Skills in Science - can we Learn the Balancing Act?

Cheryl Smythe describes what she learned at the Work-Life-Balance training course organised by our project and EU-Life partner institute CEITEC (Brno, Czech Republic).

07/02/2017

By Cheryl Smythe

Your Life, Your Science: Getting the Balance Right for You

Adrian Liston from the Translational Immunology Lab at the VIB in Leuven, Belgium decribes how it is important to balance the joy of parenthood balanced with exciting research.

17/01/2017

By Joerg Stange

International Man’s Day… Men and Gender Equality at Babraham Institute

On International Man's Day, Laura Norton discusses how taking shared responsibility for all aspects of family life leads to benefits for the entire family.

19/11/2016

By Laura Norton

What Are Your Unconscious Biases?

Implicit or unconscious bias occurs when our brains make incredibly quick judgements and assessments of people and situations without us realising. Our biases are influenced by our background, cultural environment and personal experiences.

01/10/2016

By Laura Norton

Job Sharing at Babraham Institute

Job sharing is less common in science than many other professions and work places. On 27th September Babraham held an event about job sharing to address why this is and to hear about the benefits and challenges of job sharing in science from our post-doctoral job sharers Dr Claire Senner and Dr Sarah Burge.

28/09/2016

By Laura Norton

The Importance of Annual Leave

Laura Norton, equality4success Manager talks about the importance of holidays to us all!

31/08/2016

By Laura Norton