IRWG has awarded 9 Seed Grants for faculty projects on women, gender, sexuality, and health.
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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.
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.
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.
The Institute for Research on Women and Gender has awarded 24 Seed Grants for faculty projects on women, gender, and sexuality.
Faculty Seed Grant recipient, Clara Croft, investigates "queer dance" through live performance, a book, and website.
Faculty Seed Grant recipient, Shobita Parthasarathy, gathers preliminary research for her project on science and technology innovation in India.
Seven faculty members receive funding to develop projects on women, gender, and sexuality.
Faculty Seed Grant supports Dr. Aileen Huang-Saad's new pedagogical study on women in STEM
IRWG's Faculty Seed Grant supports Katri Ervamaa's multi-disciplinary collaborative project