My research regularly appears in the media – here’s a few examples

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A woman’s place is leading the resistance: an analysis of Carrie Fisher’s life and art.

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. Katherine J C Sang Abstract  During the Women’s March of 2017, a prominent image could be seen across many of the international marches. This image was of Princess Leia from the Star Wars franchise with the quote ‘a woman’s place is in the … Continue reading A woman’s place is leading the resistance: an analysis of Carrie Fisher’s life and art.

Unpaid care work before, during and after COVID-19

While the impact of homeschooling on women’s participation at work has received considerable attention across the media, the role of unpaid caring for an adult has received scant attention. The purpose of this research is to better understand the relationship between unpaid caring or care work and paid employment. The study has received full ethical … Continue reading Unpaid care work before, during and after COVID-19

Managing gynaecological health during COVID-19 – a short survey

  Professor Kate Sang, Edinburgh Business School, Heriot Watt University, k.sang@hw.ac.uk    Thank you for your interest in this short study investigating the effects of COVID-19 and the lockdown on your experiences of managing employment and gynaecological health conditions. The study will make use of a survey, which should take between 15 and 30 minutes to complete. The … Continue reading Managing gynaecological health during COVID-19 – a short survey

A day in the life of an academic: ‘most of the time I can cope with it, but not when I’ve got my period’

A day in the life of an academic with heavy periods   Based on survey data with approximately 600 academics living and working in the UK, I have presented a short day in the life of an academic who is experiencing heavy periods. This is not one person’s story, rather it is a fictionalised account … Continue reading A day in the life of an academic: ‘most of the time I can cope with it, but not when I’ve got my period’

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