Men are two to three times more likely than women to be mentioned when it comes to discussing sport and sporting achievement, according to new research by language experts at Cambridge University Press.
Olivia Remes (Cambridge Institute of Public Health) discusses why women are almost twice as likely to experience anxiety as men.
At a workshop next Monday (25 April 2016), Dr Ina Linge and Professor David Spiegelhalter will lead a discussion about the historical documentation of human sexuality – from questionnaires to the diaries of cross-dressers. The event (part of a series titled Sex in Six Objects) is open to people aged 16 to 25.
The experiences of British male converts to Islam have been captured in a unique report launched today by the University of Cambridge.
A mapping exercise examining the positions of major Christian denominations on transgender identities suggests that a growing number of Churches around the world are taking an inclusive approach towards trans people and communities.
Anna Vignoles (Faculty of Education), together with colleagues at the Institute for Fiscal Studies and Harvard University, authors a study that finds women with degrees earn three times as much as non-graduates within a decade of leaving university.
Gender politics inform many of the debates, including on pornography, reproduction and transgender identities, at this year’s Cambridge Festival of Ideas which runs from 19th October to 1st November.
The Research for Equitable Access and Learning (REAL) Centre aims to promote education as an engine for sustainable development.
In 2010, Parliament voted in favour of abolishing a rule that assumes men but not women intend to give property to family, as part of the then UK Government’s commitment to European equal rights laws. However, research shows the rule is still being invoked in courts as its abolishment has yet to be ‘commenced’ by successive, and more Eurosceptic, governments.