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
block M with Research underneath Seeking applications for Postdoctoral Fellowship in Law, Gender, and Health

IRWG seeks applications for a Postdoctoral Fellowship position in Law, Gender, and Health funded by the National Science Foundation (Law and Social Sciences).

photo of Wang Zheng smiling, from news article published in The Paper From U.S. Women’s History to the History of Chinese Feminism -- How Feminism has Transformed the World

The Chinese news outlet, The Paper, recently published an interview with IRWG Research Scientist Wang Zheng about her longtime work on feminism in the US and China.

photo of young woman sitting on a step with her head in her hand. She's holding a cell phone and looks sad. Timely Interventions Help Spot Signs of Teen Dating Violence

A recent study led by IRWG Research Assistant Professor Quyen Ngo, found that one session of a behavioral intervention held in the emergency department can reduce underage drinking, dating violence perpetration, and depression symptoms in teens.

photo of group of women facing away from the viewer, against a blue backdrop. Text reads "Sexual Harassment of Women: Climate, Culture, and Consequences in Academic Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine" Academic institutions can do more to change culture to prevent sexual harassment

Three University of Michigan professors on committee that released new national report

poster image with title of workshop and a photograph of a stack of books Identifying Gaps, Building Bridges: Fostering Critical Exchange Between Socio-Legal and Science & Technology Studies

IRWG director Anna Kirkland is a co-organizer of a two day workshop to bring together scholars from sociolegal studies (SLS) and science and technology studies (STS) at Drexel University.

black and white photo from the March for Science, 2017 A Portrait of Protest

In his feature article,“Making Protest Great Again,” published in the Winter 2018 issue of Contexts, the American Sociological Society’s quarterly magazine, Heaney shares research findings from his study of Trump-era political protests and rallies.

white circle overlaid on grid paper background with text reading "Sexual Harassment in the Academy: 2018 Panel Discussion Series" Sexual Harassment in the Academy - A Fall 2018 Panel Discussion Series

Save the dates for Sexual Harassment in the Academy: A Panel Discussion Series, featuring conversations and reflections on a report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

photo of conference with small groups of people at round tables in conversation IRWG Hosts Directors of North American Gender Research Institutes

With support from the U-M Office of Research, IRWG hosted 23 representatives from 19 gender research institutes across the U.S. and Canada, for a day-long conference in April.

image of a magnifying glass over an antique photo Lane Hall Exhibit featured in PULP Blog

 The Ann Arbor District Library's blog of arts & culture featured an interview with artists Lisa Olson and Marianetta Porter.

color photo of Scott De Orio Congratulations to Scott De Orio!

IRWG Research Affiliate receives Postdoctoral Fellowship at Northwestern