News and Press Releases Archive
|Evaluating Reproductive Healthcare Services for Adolescents and Women with Physical Disabilities in Ethiopia||
Dr. Susan Ernst (Obstetrics & Gynecology, Medical School) used IRWG funding to gather preliminary evidence for developing a reproductive health care program to meet the special needs of Ethiopian adolescents and women with disabilities.
|IRWG seed grant supports first-of-its-kind mHealth app for teen girls||
Golfo Tzilos Wernette, an assistant professor in the Departments of Family Medicine and Psychiatry, hopes to help young women prevent STIs by developing the first known mobile app tailored for adolescent girls at risk for substance use and sexual risk taking.
|Measuring and Understanding Contemporary Street Protest||
IRWG research professor Michael T. Heaney recently co-authored an article in the journal Science Advances, which reviews methods for studying street protest, and assesses recent projects, including his own IRWG-supported study.
|Graduate Student Spotlight: 2019 IRWG/Rackham Community of Scholars||
Three gradaute students discuss their research projects and their experiences in the summer Community of Scholars seminar.
|LGQRI Announces Speaker Series||
The Lesbian-Gay-Queer Research Initiative (LGQRI) is proud to announce their 2019/2020 speaker series!
|IRWG Mcubed Research Incentive awarded to Mcubed 3.0 cube "The Future of Ethics, Society, and Computing"||
The first IRWG-Mcubed Research Incentive was recently awarded to cube, "The Future of Ethics, Society, and Computing," an equal collaboration between three investigators: Prof. Irina Aristarkhova (Art & Design), Dr. Stephanie Rosen (Libraries), and Prof. Christian Sandvig (Information).
|New Research Collaborations: Building Scholarly Community to Address Big Questions||
Under Anna Kirkland’s directorship, IRWG is growing as a networking hub for research collaborations that seek to tackle big societal issues related to gender.
|IRWG welcomes visiting scholars, post-docs, and affiliates to Lane Hall||
IRWG is delighted to host a number of new people in Lane Hall this academic year, from research affiliates to postdoctoral fellows and visiting scholars.
|Research Development Updates: A Note from Jocelyn Fenton Stitt, Fall 2019||
Our annual newsletter, Genderscapes is a great time to share some of the successes we have had supporting faculty with funding for their research.
|A Word from IRWG Director, Anna Kirkland, Fall 2019||
Happiness research tells us that meaningful relationships and meaningful work make us happy.