On Friday the 1st of October genderED hosted our show case event Gender Sensitive Research: Lessons from GCRF and Beyond.
Funders often have a rhetoric of supporting interdisciplinary research, but communication amongst researchers with different backgrounds can be challenging.
In today’s blog, genderED team members, Dr Aoife McKenna and Dr Rosalind Cavaghan write about how this can affect health-focused projects incorporating sex and gender and offer some solutions.
The final blogpost for our Voices from the Early Days series features 50 years of feminist classrooms – Marta Kowalewska demonstrates how exactly did the feminist labour taken on by feminist academy translate to a transformation of university classrooms.
As part of our Voices from the Early Days series, Marta Kowalewska explores, with inputs from Radhika Govinda, the kind of labour often taken on by feminist academics in creating a thriving environment for students. Much of such labour took place within the neoliberal academy, which was a source of tension against feminist pedagogy.
As part of genderED’s ‘Voices from the Early Days’ series, Marta Kowalewska and Radhika Govinda reflect on the different locations, perspectives and pathways that led these women academics to becoming feminists in the academy. They address the following question in this post – How did the women who pioneered women’s, gender and feminist studies at the University of Edinburgh become involved with feminism?