Health and Psychology

Gender, health and sociocultural models

The objective for this line of research is to analyse how situations associated with gender biases and discrimination may have a negative impact on the way people in general, and women in particular, manage their health habits (ie academic burnout, psychological well-being, sports, emotions).

A more detailed explanation of this line of research can be found below:

Thesis Proposals

Researchers

Research Group

Gender, health and sociocultural models

The objectives for this line of research are:

  • To analyse how situations associated with gender biases and discrimination may have a negative impact on the way people in general, and women in particular, manage their health (for instance academic burnout, psychological well-being, sports, emotions, etc).
  • To examine the possibilities that different qualitative, quantitative and big data analysis techniques offer to the study of health management from a gender perspective.

Keywords: coping strategies for gender discrimination and sexual harassment, psychological well-being, burnout, gender violence.

We have several competitive research grants running related to the present research line. 

Dra Milagros Sáinz Ibañez
Principal investigator for the Gender and iCT research group

Mail: msainzi@uoc.edu

Dr Jörg Müller
Senior research for the Gender and ICT research group

Mail: jmuller@uoc.edu

Associate professor at the Faculty of Psychology and Education Department
 
Mail:jmenesesn@uoc.edu

 

GENTIC
Gentic is a consolidated research group recognized by the Goverment of Catalonia. Ref.: 2017 SGR 627

We also take part in the interdisciplinary Spanish Network on Data Analytics in Sport and Health, recognized by the Spanish Ministry of Culture and Sport.

Analytics, health
and sports