PhD and Parenthood: An Insider’s Story

Nguyen TTH

The Early Pages (ECN blog), 2019

This blog article is a contribution to the PAGES Early-Career Network (ECN). Some PhD students think of their research project as their child. Or maybe as a very long, painful pregnancy. However, is raising a child also like doing a lifetime PhD? Nguyen Tan Thai Hung shares his story of the struggles and beauty of being both an ECR and a parent - featuring self-reflection, doubts, acceptance, and the importance of a support system.

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