News at IRWG

From substance abuse and dating aggression among young people, to digital literacy and global health, IRWG researchers contribute to public understanding and policies related to women, gender and sexuality.

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Research News Summary
photo of a group of students in a classroom wearing masks. the SOAR logo is at the bottom 15 Undergraduates Selected for First SOAR Cohort

Introducing the inaugural cohort of students in the NIH-funded Student Opportunities for AIDS/HIV Research (SOAR) program.

photo of Rebecca Shea Irvine Supporting research to solve complex problems: Q&A with Rebecca Shea Irvine

Interview with Rebecca Shea Irvine, who joined IRWG as the Program Director for Faculty Research Development in June 2021.

image with black background and blurry photo of stacks of coins. Text in white reads "Equity in Research Participation Incentives" Addressing equity in research participation incentives

Researchers at U-M seek to reduce barriers to research participation by advocating for alternative options for incentive payments.

Blue square with a yellow silhouette of a bird flying. In the center in large white font is text that reads 'SOAR: Student Opportunities for AIDS/HIV Research" IRWG awarded $1.2M grant to launch research education mentoring program for undergraduate students

IRWG received a five year, $1.2 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to develop and implement an innovative academic and research mentoring program for undergraduate students across the University of Michigan’s Ann Arbor campus.

photo of Emily Sluiter with quote, "It is our job to ensure that every pregnant person is given the right to a humane childbirth experience, and I hope this serves as a steppingstone to realize a clear path forward to end the practice of incarcerating pregnant people." NIH Funded Research Project: Pregnancy and postpartum support programs for women in prison

IRWG’s Consortium for Gender Responsive Prisoner Healthcare has been awarded a new grant as part of a five-year project funded by the National Institutes of Health