faculty research

Water-Based Movement Training: A Disabled Woman’s Journey

Feature story about Petra Kuppers' research project on water-based movement training for people with disabilities. Kuppers was the recipient of the 2016 Joan Schafer Research Faculty Award in Sport, Fitness, and Disability.

Giving Blueday 2018

IRWG is pleased to participate in Giving Blueday once again this year!

IRWG Awards Faculty Grants for Research on Women & Global Health

Announcing the 2017 Sisters Fund for Global Health grant recipients

IRWG Faculty Receive NIH Grant to Study Tobacco Use, Discrimination, and Health in the LGBT Population

Sean Esteban McCabe (primary investigator), Carol Boyd, and Philip Veliz (co-investigators), were awarded funding from the National Institutes of Health for their project titled, “Health, Stress, and Tobacco Use Disparities among Sexual Minority Populations.” 

Health, Stress, and Tobacco Use Disparities among Sexual Minority Populations

Three-year NIH-funded study to enhance the understanding of tobacco/nicotine use among sexual minorities in the U.S.

Levitsky & Armstrong to Study University Responses to Campus Sexual Assault

U-M sociologists Sandra R. Levitsky and Elizabeth A. Armstrong have received funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for their project entitled "Leaders and Laggards:  Explaining Variation in University Responses to Sexual Violence in a Changing Legal Environment."

Rethinking exercise: Replace punishing workouts with movement that makes you happy

by Jared Wadley, U-M News Service, May 23, 2017

Many women start fitness programs to lose weight, and when they don't, they feel like failures and stop exercising.

Call for Proposals: Joan Schafer Research Faculty Award in Sport, Fitness, and Disability

Call for Proposals: Joan Schafer Research Faculty Award in Sport, Fitness, and Disability

U-M Faculty Serve on National Committee to Study Sexual Harassment in the Academy

Three faculty members are serving on a committee of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to study the impact of sexual harassment in academia on the career advancement of women in the scientific, technical, and medical workforce. 

IRWG Associate Director to Study the ACA’s Ban on Sex Discrimination in Health Care

Professor Anna Kirkland has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to conduct the first-ever empirical study on the Affordable Care Act’s sex discrimination ban.