What a difference sex and gender make

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Tue, 2012-01-31 06:00

The webinar recording is now online! Click here to view it 

Please join us for the official launch of the CIHR-IGH gender, sex and health research casebook!

About What a Difference Sex and Gender Make: A Gender, Sex and Health Research Casebook:
This peer-reviewed casebook presents a range of research-based accounts that illustrate how attending to gender and sex in health research contributes to advancing knowledge, strengthening science and improving knowledge translation. Written from a critically reflective vantage point, chapters share health researchers' experiences in how they came to understand and engage gender and sex in their work. This collection demonstrates that there is much to be gained from the routine integration of gender and sex across the health research spectrum.

Presented by the CIHR Institute of Gender and Health and the Canadian Women's Health Network

Moderated by Joy Johnson, Scientific Director of the CIHR Institute of Gender and Health

Presenting authors:
Adrianna Mendrek (presentation in English) ♦ Sex and gender differences in mental health research
Karen Messing (presentation in French) ♦ Work exposures and musculoskeletal disorders: how the treatment of gender and sex in population-based surveys can affect detection of exposure-effect relationships
John Oliffe (presentation in English) ♦ Mobilizing masculinity to support fathers who want to be smoke free

For more information, please visit CIHR's website.