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.

Learn more by reading some of the latest headlines in gender research.

 

 

Research News Summary
photo of Sandhya Narayanan in the field in Peru Graduate Student Spotlight: Sandhya Narayanan, PhD Candidate, Anthropology

Profile of Sandhya Narayanan, Anthropology graduate student who used IRWG funding to research the linguistic and social consequences of inter-indigenous language contact and use among market women in Peru.

photo of Jocelyn Stitt Coaching faculty on research agendas and grant proposals

How Jocelyn Stitt views her role as Program Director for Faculty Research Development

color photo of Anna Kirkland Welcome back from IRWG director Anna Kirkland

A Word from IRWG Director, Anna Kirkland

photo of group of women, facing away from the viewer, with text "Sexual Harassment of Women: Climate, Culture, and Consequences in Academic Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine" Sexual Harassment in the Academy

New report on sexual harassment in academic science, medicine, and engineering is the focus of IRWG-sponsored panel discussions this fall.

color photo of Marzia Oceno Graduate Student Spotlight: Marzia Oceno, PhD Candidate, Political Science

Profile of Marzia Oceno, Political Science graduate student who used IRWG funding to research women's support for female political candidates

group photo of students Faculty Spotlight: Feminist Scholarship in China

While on sabbatical last year, Professor Wang Zheng (Research Scientist, IRWG) spent 10 months in China, conducting research, planning and attending academic conferences, and pursuing feminist scholarship and knowledge.

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