IRWG received a five year, $1.2 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to develop and implement an innovative academic and research mentoring program for undergraduate students across the University of Michigan’s Ann Arbor campus.
IRWG has awarded 12 Seed Grants for faculty projects on women, gender, sexuality, and health.
Prof. Ketra Armstrong recently published a report on women in sports leadership in Michigan, based on research findings from a survey of Michigan sports leaders.
Michelle Segar wrote a commentary for the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity arguing for new messaging strategies in alignment with the WHO's 2020 guidelines on physical activity.
Collaborations with Michigan State University's Center for Gender in Global Context includes conferences and workshops.
Workshop for mid-career faculty at U-M and MSU.
IRWG director Anna Kirkland was part of an NSF-funded COVID-19 Working Group that recently published recommendations for strengthening public confidence in COVID-19 vaccines through social science research, community-focused implementation, transparency, and public oversight.
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.
The Gender, Women’s Suffrage, and Political Power: Past, Present, and Future (GWSPP) conference is a multi-day virtual meeting that brings together academics and activists to explore the critical history of women’s suffrage and political power, and the future possibilities for expanding gender equity in political participation and representation in the United States and across the globe.