Gender perspectives in research

Gender perspectives in research

11 May 2017
Oversimplified perceptions of gender roles in war and conflict reproduce gender stereotypes and existing inequalities, according to researcher Maria Eriksson Baaz.
16 November 2016
How can gender perspectives be coaxed into a world of male researchers? The gender group at the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) did it by knocking on doors and demanding new ways of thinking.
9 November 2016
The world’s largest research programme has its own Advisory Group on Gender. A Norwegian professor is one of 30 experts selected to take part in the group.
2 November 2016
Girls are sent out of the queue because they’re not cool enough. Female DJs don’t get gigs because the music they play is “too feminine”. According to music researcher, discrimination of women is common in the club scene.
2 June 2016
The Research Council’s Director-General Arvid Hallén was honest in his review of more than two years’ work with mainstreaming of gender perspectives in research. Norway still has a long way to go.
25 February 2016
The journal NORA was on the verge of becoming history. Unpaid volunteer work with journals gives no official credit in the Norwegian academic system. But Beatrice Halsaa and Anka Ryall reached the conclusion that the journal is essential. Their first issue will be out soon.
12 February 2016
Not necessarily, according to researchers. More women than men do research on gender, but all female researchers are not concerned with gender.
6 October 2015
Gender researchers study the impact of gender differences on resource distribution, power and opportunities, and how ideas about gender are shaped and manifested in culture and society.

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