[ECOLOG-L] Fwd: [ECOLOG-L] Families in Science - Balancing your personal and professional life

2012-05-01 Thread Clara B. Jones
1. I'm linking a *New York Times* Opinion piece addressing, from several women's points of view, a number of topics being discussed in this thread: http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2012/04/30/motherhood-vs-feminism/lets-not-pass-judgment-on-parenting-styles 2. After careful reading and

[ECOLOG-L] Fwd: [ECOLOG-L] Families in Science - Balancing your personal and professional life

2012-04-12 Thread Clara B. Jones
Andres: 1. ...i think i really do hear what you are saying, and i get that the advantages afforded to professional females (including females in research science careers) in some countries are beneficial to them and their families... 2. ...however, what level of Science are these females doing...

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2012-04-12 Thread Silvia Secchi
Men make the rules, men win the game, Clara. People like you that do not question the system or do not try to change it perpetuate a dysfunctional professional environment. Silvia Secchi Assistant Professor, Energy Economics Policy Southern Illinois University Carbondale On Apr 11, 2012, at

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2012-04-12 Thread David L. McNeely
Clara, I respectfully disagree with some of your points. I will not detail each point, but will simply point out that collaboration is now the norm in science. Look at the lists of authors, sometimes running to 10, on a paper nowadays. People should get respect and reputation for the

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2012-04-12 Thread Susan Pienta
To David's point regarding productivity: http://www.salon.com/2012/03/14/bring_back_the_40_hour_work_week/ Don't worry if you refuse to work an 80 hour work week. You may be just as productive as those working 40 hour weeks and still have time for family and other pursuits.

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2012-04-12 Thread Williams, Mark
- From: Ecological Society of America: grants, jobs, news [mailto:ECOLOG-L@LISTSERV.UMD.EDU] On Behalf Of Silvia Secchi Sent: Thursday, April 12, 2012 8:43 AM To: ECOLOG-L@LISTSERV.UMD.EDU Subject: Re: [ECOLOG-L] Fwd: [ECOLOG-L] Families in Science - Balancing your personal and professional

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2012-04-12 Thread David L. McNeely
- From: Ecological Society of America: grants, jobs, news [mailto:ECOLOG-L@LISTSERV.UMD.EDU] On Behalf Of Silvia Secchi Sent: Thursday, April 12, 2012 8:43 AM To: ECOLOG-L@LISTSERV.UMD.EDU Subject: Re: [ECOLOG-L] Fwd: [ECOLOG-L] Families in Science - Balancing your personal and professional

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2012-04-12 Thread Susan Howe
As a 48-year old Research Associate, who began a PhD program as a non-married, childless woman, who has since married, given birth to a son, and is now widowed, I am probably in a position to comment on the challenges of balancing life as a professional scientist, colleague, parent, head of

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2012-04-12 Thread Kerns, Becky -FS
: Thursday, April 12, 2012 9:13 AM To: ECOLOG-L@LISTSERV.UMD.EDU Subject: Re: [ECOLOG-L] Fwd.: [ECOLOG-L] Families in Science - Balancing your personal and professional life What a great and important conversation to have. If any of us ever said, however, that everything about any current system

[ECOLOG-L] Fwd: [ECOLOG-L] Families in Science - Balancing your personal and professional life

2012-04-12 Thread Clara B. Jones
Listserv: 1. ...i decided to take a quick and dirty look @female Nobel laureates in an attempt to assess how they did it and to document their numbers compared to male honorees...(see link below)... 2. ...since 1895 (when the prize was inaugurated), 44 women have received a Nobel, 17 of these