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Parents and Carers Network


Many University staff have a parenting role: as birth parents, through adoption or fostering, as step parents, or as grandparents.

Parents and Carers Network provides a social forum for parents, as well as meetings and workshops on a range of relevant subjects.   

In this section you will be able to find a wide range of resources for yourself and your children or grandchildren.

General information

A round-up of hints and tips, from pre-school care to low-cost leisure activities.

Flexible working

Highlighting some alternatives to the classic Monday-to-Friday nine-to-five.

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I have frequently been questioned, especially by women, of how I could reconcile family life with a scientific career. Well, it has not been easy.

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