Sex, Gender and Diversity in the Life Sciences

Diversity Dimensions in Research

Source: DFG. Last updated: 02 September 2020, Site accessed 14.10.2022

Aspects of sex, gender and diversity are especially relevant in the life sciences – for instance with regard to transferring results and their later application to different groups of people. For example, physiological and pathophysiological processes in the bodies of humans and animals may be strongly sex-dependent.

By using the checklist (pdf) provided by the DFG, applicants can examine during the planning stage whether these dimensions may be relevant to their research project.

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