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Research interests

My research examines the workplace as the site where gender, and associated inequalities, are reproduced. I am particularly interested in how gender intersects with other categories of difference resulting in complex patterns of (dis)advantage. My current projects include:

  • Disability Inclusive Science Careers (EPSRC funded - £494k)
  • Working from the margins: disability inclusion in Malawi (GCRF £25k)
  • Menstruation research network (Wellcome Trust - CoI)
  • Women's access to basic services in Rohingya Refugee Camps (GCRF £30k)
  • Gynaecological health in academia
  • Disability and academic careers (EPSRC and SoSS funded)

Recent projects

 

  • Menstruation and academic careers
  • disability and trade unions
  • disability and academic careers
  • migrant academics

Key Research Words/Phrases

Gender, inequality, intersectionality, feminism, disability, professions, poverty, posthumanism 

Research Group Contact Details

 I am a member of the Intercultural Research Centre

Roles & Responsibilities

I am the 4th year coordinator responsible for overseeing honours year. Recent administrative roles include  Business Management departmental Research Coordinator and the Human Resource Management and Law Group lead. 

Between 2010 and 2016 I served on the Executive Committee of the Feminist and Women's Studies Association, latterly as Chair. In 2015 I was a member of the publicity committee of the Sex & Gender group of the American Sociological Association.  In addition, I was the SGSSS Dean of Graduate Studies committee as the HWU representative and the PGR co-ordinator for the department of business management

Editorial work. I am currently an Associate Editor of European Management Review (ABS 3), and on the Editorial Board of Work, Employment and Society (ABS 4). In 2015 I launched Heriot Watt's first Open Access journal - Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Equality and Diversity (www.ipedjournal.com). I am currently co-editing our first special issue on 'Climate Change and Intersectionality' 

Previous Editorial work. Editorial board of Sociological research online, special issues of Construction Management and Economics; Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and Organization (due 2016)

I am HWU's UCU equality officer, serving on the branch committee

External positions

Association of Research Managers and Administrators

Jan 2020 → …

Canadian Research Chairs Advisory Committee on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Policy

Nov 2019Nov 2022

REF

2019 → …

Scottish Government

2018 → …

Scottish Parliament

2017 → …

Keywords

  • HM Sociology

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Research Output

Exhibition design and professional theories: the development of an astronomy exhibition

vom Lehn, D., Sang, K., Glassborow, R. & King, L., Oct 2019, The Routledge International Handbook of New Digital Practices in Galleries, Libraries, Archives, Museums and Heritage Sites. Lewi, H., Smith, W., vom Lehn, D. & Cooke, S. (eds.). London: Routledge, 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Her bloody project – managing menstruation at work

Remnant, J. & Sang, K., 29 May 2019, British Sociological Association.

Research output: Other contribution

Open Access

Organizing animals: Species, gender and power at work

Sayers, J., Hamilton, L. & Sang, K., Apr 2019, In : Gender, Work and Organization. 26, 3, p. 239-245 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Activities

Inclusions Matters Workshop 2

Kate Sang (Invited speaker), Jennifer Remnant (Invited speaker), James Richards (Speaker)
13 Feb 2020

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Disabilty and academic careers

Kate Sang (Speaker), Thomas Calvard (Speaker)
6 Feb 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

Human Animal Interactions

Kate Sang (Invited speaker), Rebecca Finkel (Organiser), Paula Danby (Invited speaker), Dasha Grajfoner (Invited speaker)
15 Feb 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Menstruation

Kate Sang (Invited speaker)
17 Jan 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Disability and university campuses

Kate Sang (Speaker)
20 Jun 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

Press / Media

When sickness interrupts science

Kate Sang

10/01/18

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Research

Gynaecological health in academia

Kate Sang

16/10/17

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Research

Tears on my podium: researching close to home

Kate Sang

30/03/17

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Research

52 Feminists

Kate Sang

28/03/17

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Research