Navigation Links
Mom the Chemistry Professor
Date:7/22/2014

When is the "right" time? How can women meet the demands of a professorship while caring for a young family? Choosing to become a mother has a profound effect on the career path of women holding academic positions, especially in the physical sciences. Yet many women successfully manage to do both. In a new book Mom the Chemistry Professor, fifteen inspirational personal accounts describe the challenges and rewards of combining motherhood with an academic career in chemistry.

The authors of the contributions are all women at different stages of their careers and from a range of colleges, in tenure and non-tenure track positions. Aimed at undergraduate and graduate students of chemistry, these contributions serve as examples for women considering a career in academia but worry about how this can be balanced with other important aspects of life.

"While it may not have been easy being an outstanding scientist and mother, Marie Curie did both. The question of reconciling family life with a scientific career is still one that is asked today. Many women have combined successful careers as chemists in academia with motherhood; a few of them have shared their stories in this volume. While significant progress in increasing the number of professors who are women has been made, some significant challenges for all academic women chemists remain," said Professor Amber Charlebois of Fairleigh Dickinson University in the Foreword.

Mom the Chemistry Professor describes how the chemists overcame particular challenges, highlighting aspects of the systems which could be improved to accommodate women academics. The book particularly encourages more women to take on academic positions in the sciences.


'/>"/>
Contact: Joan Robinson
joan.robinson@springer.com
49-622-148-78130
Springer
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Cocaine, cash and chemistry: 4 scientifically rich facts about money (video)
2. Ice cream chemistry: The inside scoop on a classic summer treat (video)
3. Round 2: Reactions serves up a second helping of chemistry life hacks (video)
4. The Strangler: The chemistry behind the Game of Thrones poison (video)
5. The chemistry of Sriracha: Hot sauce science
6. UK Clinical Chemistry and Immunodiagnostics Market Opportunities Discussed in New VPG Report Published at MarketPublishers.com
7. Deciem’s Hand Chemistry Officially Becomes Top-Selling Line at Boots
8. Promoting chemistry through cooking: American Chemical Society Prized Science video
9. Beauty Umbrella DECIEM Launches Hand Chemistry Brand Dedicated to Hand Aging
10. New Heroes of Chemistry developed products that improve health and protect food supply
11. Vitamin and Supplement Attorneys at Gilman Law, LLP Are Investigating FDA Claims of Anabolic Steroids As Ingredients in Healthy Life Chemistry by Purity First B-50
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Mom the Chemistry Professor
(Date:1/21/2017)... ... January 21, 2017 , ... ... Periodontist Dr. Dan Holtzclaw in media for its creos™ line of bone regenerative ... by Dr. Holtzclaw in which he utilizes creos™ allo.gain™ bone graft for a ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... ... ... Source Vitál Apothecary, a skin and body care company dedicated to creating ... a successful visit to the 2017 ECRM Diet, Vitamin & Sports Nutrition Conference in ... nutritional, sports and health industries a chance to meet in private sessions with some ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... January 20, 2017 , ... ... wellness products to enhance people’s everyday lives, recently attended the January ECRM Trade ... , ATP Science is known for its large range of supplements that keep ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... ... January 20, 2017 , ... Vitamin Well has ... 002. The drinks have been produced in collaboration with Zlatan Ibrahimovic and have ... workout. , After a successful launch in Sweden last year, the next generation ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... ... 2017 , ... “I Forgive You”: a fine examination of how God handles sin, including ... of published author, Stephen Miller, who, for over ten long years has been waiting to ... in Trinidad and Tobago, he has been serving the Lord for over twenty years, and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/19/2017)... YORK , Jan. 19, 2017 ... USD 233.7 billion by 2025, according to a ... market is anticipated to be predominantly driven by ... resulting into the large-scale production of new and ... the influx of drugs at an unprecedented rate ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... 2017 Report Details ... Alzheimer,s Disease Therapeutics ... – our new study reveals trends, R&D progress, and ... affecting the Alzheimer,s disease therapeutics and diagnostics market. Our ... questions: - How is the Alzheimer,s disease therapeutics and ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... 19, 2017 According to a study conducted ... set to witness a CAGR of 6.5% during the forecast period ... will continue to be the leading market for cryotherapy globally during ... ... on ensuring affordable and adequate supply of gas in order to ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: