faculty funding

The Development of the MiStory International Trauma Recovery Research Consortium

The Multicultural Study of Trauma Recovery (MiStory) is an international research consortium working to understand how context, culture, the self, gender, and trauma recovery intersect. Directed by Professor Denise Saint Arnault with funding in part from IRWG seed grants, the collaborative currently has 30 members from 13 countries across several continents, and continues to grow.

Faculty Seed Grant Report: Cheryl Moyer

In 2015, Dr. Cheryl Moyer received IRWG funding to conduct a pilot study exploring the shift from surgical to self-induced medical abortion in two fishing villages in urban Accra, Ghana. Data from the project have been presented at several national and international meetings, and two manuscripts have been published or submitted for publication. 

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 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).