With child in tow, she presented a poster and a talk about her academic work. Together, 46 scientists shaped and created the guidelines that fell into four categories under the acronym CARE: Childcare; Accommodate families; Resources; and Establish social networks.“The exposure and having that on my CV was useful,” she says. She could find grant funding to cover her own travel costs “but it was such a shuffle to make this work with a nursing baby, where there’s no good answer: you’re either paying for someone to come with you, or you’re not going, or you go by yourself with the baby.” Eventually, Ernst had to pay out-of-pocket to find help with childcare. The impact of the PNAS piece, which is among the top-scoring 5% of articles in the Altmetric database, is part of a wider trend towards equality in science.Come admire the full glory of Spring, Summer, and Fall at Accommodating Bay Trailer Park & Camp Site, one of Ontario’s most beautiful camping spots.Located in Prince Edward County, overlooking beautiful Lake Ontario, Accommodating Bay provides nature lovers of all ages with a one-of-a-kind camping experience and a multitude of local activities and park events.Conference organizers are increasingly aware of the need to provide adequate support for caregivers at their meetings.
In 2014, Darcy Ernst was nearing the end of her graduate training in integrative biology at the University of California, Berkeley, and was stepping onto the job market. The group was led by Rebecca Calisi Rodriquez, a faculty member at the University of California, Davis, who started writing the guidelines out of sheer frustration with the lack of childcare provisions at conferences.“Going to meetings with young children is extremely difficult for many different reasons,” says Calisi Rodriguez.
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Washington Convention Center is making structural changes to accommodate researcher parents attending the Society for Neuroscience meeting in December 2018.
The changes include a mobile lactation pod for nursing mothers.
Accommodation is where you live or stay, especially when you are on holiday or when you are staying somewhere for a short amount of time.