Case Studies

This section presents case studies demonstrating—in very concrete ways—how methods of sex and gender analysis function to create gendered innovations.

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Science

Health & Medicine

Engineering

Environment

Animal Research: Designing Health and Biomedical Research

Brain Research: Analyzing how Sex and Gender Interact

Genetics of Sex Determination: Rethinking Concepts and Theories

Stem Cells: Analyzing Sex

Textbooks: Rethinking Language and Visual Representations

 

 

De-Gendering the Knee: Overemphasizing Sex Differences as a Problem

Heart Disease in Women: Formulating Research Questions

Nanotechnology-Based Screening for HPV: Rethinking Research Priorities and Outcomes

Nutrigenomics: Analyzing Factors Intersecting with Sex and Gender

Osteoporosis Research in Men: Rethinking Standards and Reference Models

 

 

Exploring Markets for Assistive Technologies for the Elderly: Engineering Checklist

HIV Microbicides: Rethinking Research Priorities and Outcomes

Human Thorax Model: Rethinking Standards and Reference Models

Information for Air Travelers: Participatory Research and Design

Machine Translation: Analyzing Gender

Making Machines Talk: Formulating Research Questions

Pregnant Crash Test Dummies: Rethinking Standards and Reference Models

Video Games: Engineering Innovation Processes

 

Climate Change: Analyzing Gender, and Factors Intersecting with Gender

Gender Mainstreaming in Decision-Making

Environmental Chemicals: Designing Health and Biomedical Research

Housing and Neighborhood Design: Analyzing Gender

Public Transportation: Rethinking Concepts and Theories

Water Infrastructure: Participatory Research and Design

We invite you to send us more examples of Gendered Innovations.

 

 

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