Doctoral Scholarship Opportunity

The Sociologists for Women in Society organization is currently accepting applications for the 2017 Barbara Rosenblum Dissertation Scholarship for the Study of Women and CancerThis scholarship is designed to encourage doctoral research on women’s experience of breast cancer and other reproductive cancers, as well as the prevention of these cancers. The scholarship also supports efforts to make sociological research on these topics available to the public. Please click here for more details on how to apply. 


NIH Funding Opportunity for Sex-Based Research

Per the National Institutes of Health: 

The Office of Research on Women's Health (ORWH) announces the availability of administrative supplements to support research highlighting the impact of sex/gender influences and/or sex and gender factors in human health and illness, including basic, preclinical, clinical and behavioral studies. Of special interest are studies relevant to understanding the significance of biological sex on cells and tissue explants; comparative studies of male and female tissues, organ systems and physiological systems; sex-based comparisons of pathophysiology, biomarkers, gene expression, clinical presentation and prevention and treatment of diseases. The most robust experimental designs include consideration of both sex and gender; therefore, applications proposing to investigate the influence of both sex and gender factors are highly encouraged. The proposed research must address at least one objective from Goals 1 through 3 of the NIH Strategic Plan for Women's Health Research.  

Key Dates
Open Date (Earliest Submission Date)--January 13, 2017
Application Due Date(s)--February 13, 2017, by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization.