Great post on academic work-life balance
Her work focuses on water and sanitation in developing communities, meaning she is often referred to as ‘The Toilet Lady’ by strangers and ‘Sani Dani’ by at least one of her friends.
She tweets at @Dani_Barrington.
Put your hand up if you feel guilty leaving the office at 5pm.
Keep it up if you feel it makes you a ‘bad’ academic.
I realised a few weeks ago that I consider myself a ‘bad’ academic for having a healthy work-life balance. And this really p*ssed me off.
I made a deal with my supervisor when I decided to apply for a PhD: I was over the undergraduate student lifestyle, and I would only do a PhD if I could treat it as a ‘real’ job…
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