March 9-10 is a National Day of Unplugging, a 24-hour break from technology. Disconnecting from our devices is good for our health and our connections with loved ones and our communities.
The percent of students going without food or other necessities has risen since 2012, with students indicating work-study balance was impacting their daily lives, study success and mental health.
Not much attention has been given to how mothers who want to attend workshops and conferences are supported. This simple intervention can boost the presence of women in science.
Interventions designed to fix women also leave the status quo untouched. They ask women to adjust to workplaces that are primarily designed by, and for, men.
Do you check your work email before you go to bed at night and first thing when you wake? How about on holiday? This is the effect of mobile working.
The things we think about email, rightly or wrongly, and what light scientific research has to shine on them.
Employers increasingly expect employees to take responsibility for ensuring a healthy work-life balance.
Companies may benefit when customers create content, provide feedback and do busywork once done by paid employees, but what about the customers themselves – all of us?
Policymakers can get more for their money when planing incentives for mothers to work.
Sending personal emails, a bit of online shopping, checking out your friend's holiday snaps on Facebook: that's workplace cyberloafing.
A snapshot of what HILDA survey results have to say about families, working mums and childcare.
Faced with the reality that romance will kindle at work, here are some things employers and employees can do to manage these situations.
Why is work making us miserable?
All the awareness campaigns have had little effect on the 'garden variety' mental illness that’s causing most of the disability and death.
The economic costs of having children are more often shouldered by women, so mothers tend to accumulate less capital over time.
Breach of a psychological contract in the workplace can irreparably damage relationships and produce a number of undesirable outcomes.
A new £5m scheme to help women back to work after having children is welcome, but it's a drop in the ocean.
Having a job plays an important role in our overall happiness – yet research also shows most of us are unhappy while we're at work.
The recent women's marches were a reminder that equality in parenting has a long way to go.
Doing well at work can often just lead to getting more work to do.