This transdisciplinary symposium, organized by the Center for Human Growth and Development (CHGD) and the Institute for Research on Women and Gender (IRWG), will focus on the growing tensions between mothers’ well-being and the increasing demands of child-rearing.
The Institute for Research on Women and Gender has awarded 24 Seed Grants for faculty projects on women, gender, and sexuality.
Professor Elizabeth Roberts and her research team have recently begun fieldwork in Mexico City, as part of her “Neighborhood Environments as Socio-Techno-bio Systems: Water Quality, Public Trust, and Health in Mexico City."
Michigan faculty are engaged in all kinds of exciting research. From healthcare to the humanities, the scope of gender research is vast. On our decentralized campus, it can be difficult for feminist researchers to find one another. That is where IRWG comes in. With our new affiliate faculty program, we are gathering and connecting scholars from across the university who are integral to gender research.
IRWG research scientist and SHARP center director Michelle Segar co-authored a study to understand the goals that drive sustained exercise participation among parents.
A groundbreaking new study led by IRWG Research Assistant Professor Quyen Ngo examines sexual violence and aggression among middle school and high school students.
Profile of Michelle Segar, IRWG researcher and director of the SHARP center
Profile of IRWG program area offering peer reviewer trainings to support researchers in low-and-middle-income countries.
Profile of Dr. Rita Chin, a professor of modern European history and recent IRWG Faculty Seed Grant recipient.