Research shows there are some common struggles among those who retire from being professional athletes but players can be successful in careers after sport.
There are currently far too few vacant academic jobs in Australia each year to employ all our PhD students. It's time to rethink the training of doctoral students.
Career counselling shouldn't be a luxury that only certain people can access. It's actually a necessity in the rapidly changing world of work.
How successful a mother or career scientist one can become depends on how one's available time is divided between the two activities.