Previous winners of the Dee Amy-Chinn Prize for Gender Studies:
Jenni Keenan (BSc Hons Criminology and Sociology) for the dissertation: 'A Place of Refuge: An Evaluative Study of the Services Provided by Rape Crisis Scotland to Survivors of Sexual Violence'.
Sarah Young (BA Hons Journalism) for the journalism project: 'Sexual Violence in Scotland'.
In an incredibly strong field, these pieces of work stood out for their applied nature and ambition to shift perceptions and support service provision in this area. Huge congratulations to Jenni and Sarah and to all the other nominees on their fantastic achievements.
Kylie Grant (MSc Gender Studies): From liberation to limitation – an exploration of women’s experiences with the oral contraceptive pill.
Rachel Adamson (MSc Gender Studies): Towards an alternative: A feminist critical policy analysis exploring the impact of neoliberalism on gender equality in Scottish higher education
Elizabeth-Anne Graham (MRes Social Science): Intellectual contests? Gender inequality and identity in the game of bridge
Janine Mitchell – for the Creative Writing dissertation 'Helena – The Literary Representation of Boer Women During the Second Anglo-Boer War, 1899-1902'.
Anudath Samaraweera – for the Sociology dissertation 'An Exploration of Non-Heterosexual Male Experiences of Homophobic Hate Crime in Scotland and Attitudes Towards Police'.
Joanna McCafferty – for the Film Studies dissertation 'Steve McQueen: The Body, Excess and Representation'.
Emma Smith – for the English Literature dissertation 'The Coming Out Novel: Questioning Heteronormativity in Society'.