Women and the Arctic: A Critical Analysis of Women's Writing about the Arctic (1880s-present) KU Leuven
The Northern regions have been the objects of both physical appropriation through explorations and symbolic appropriation in literary texts which sought to translate the unfamiliar into familiar terms. The impulse to search these regions and mine their resources has been durable and persistent, and the wish to narrate that experience for others has been equally strong. Like the Arctic explorations themselves, Arctic literature is heavily ...
Influence of vaginal microbiota on the pathophysiology of microbial-associated intra-amniotic inflammation and “sterile” inflammation in women with preterm labor with intact membranes and women with preterm prelabour rupture of the membranes KU Leuven
Background: Sequencing of 16S rRNA gene emerges to better understand the influence of microbiome on spontaneous preterm birth (sPTB). There is a few data regarding its influence on the infectious/inflammatory physiopathology of sPTB. According to the amniotic fluid (AF) information of infection/inflammation (IAI), four phenotypes of women have been defined: microbial-associated IAI, “sterile” IAI, colonization and a “negative” phenotype, ...
‘Successful’ Women of the Transnational Field: Gender and Social Mobility among Sierra Leonean Women in Europe KU Leuven
The research project aims at analysing gendered strategies and performances of social mobility in contexts of migration, based on the practices of Sierra Leonean women who live in Europe and who are part of wider transnational networks. The main hypothesis is that gender impacts the type of strategies that women deploy in order to access social mobility in migratory contexts, as well as the way they insert and position themselves within ...
Study on prevalence of violence experienced by women in the Brussels-Capital Region Study on well-being and safety of women in the Brussels-Capital Region Ghent University
The general objective is to conduct a policy-oriented study on prevalence of violence (physical, psychological, sexual, stalking and sexual harrassment) reported by women resident in the Brussels-Capital Region. The study will assess lifetime prevalence and the correlation with several determinants such as age, civil status, education, household size, substance abuse, ethnicity/origin, physical/psychological health.
Women for women Hasselt University
Efficacy of offering a self-sampling device by the GP to reach women underscreened in the routine cervical cancer screening programme compared to sending reminder letters by the screening organization (ESSAG trial) Vrije Universiteit Brussel
WomenU+2019s Participation in Decentralized Local Governance: The case of Pastoral and Non-Pastoral Women in Kondoa Local Authority, Tanzania. Ghent University
This research explores womenU+2019s participation in decentralized local governance in Tanzania. Specifically, the research explores how, why and the effect of pastoral and non-pastoral womenU+2019s participation in decentralized local governance. There has been a body of research done about participation and gender in Tanzania, however, limited information exists about womenU+2019s participation in governance beyond numbers.
Musical parameters in the music therapeutic process of adult women with high functioning autism. KU Leuven
This study in music therapy is a component of the research project Unmuted at LUCA School of Arts. The aim of the study is to perform an analysis of the musical-affective dynamics and phenomena that arise in group music therapy with adult women with high functioning autism in a psychiatric setting. A music therapeutic method is developed to support the specific needs of this population. The analytic focus of this study is aimed towards the ...