The Menstruation Research Network (UK) brings together experts from the sciences and humanities, NGOs, the arts, activists and campaigners, industry and the NHS in order to unify knowledge about medical, political, economic, psychological and cultural issues related to menstruation.

Established in 2018, the MRN acts as a hub for menstrual research, including doing joint research projects and organising conferences.

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Attend our Third Annual Conference of the Menstruation Research Network (UK)

Inclusive Menstruation: Practice, Research, Action

Wednesday 29th May 2024
Liverpool John Moores University


2022 – 2024

Annual Conference Series

The Menstruation Research Network is delighted to have received funding from the Wellcome Trust for a series of three annual conferences. The Principal Investigator for this project is Dr Camilla Mørk Røstvik at the University of Aberdeen.

2020 – 2022

Ending Period Poverty Research Project  (funded by the Royal Society of Edinburgh)

This project involved a group of nine scholars from the U.K., U.S., and Russia. Over two years, we have been exploring the historical factors contributing to Scotland’s watershed change in menstrual policy. The project is funded by the Royal Society of Edinburgh and the Principal Investigator is Prof. Bettina Bildhauer at the University of St Andrews.

2018 – 2020

The Foundation of the MRN
(funded by the Wellcome Trust)

The Menstruation Research Network UK was established through a symposium and three conferences at the universities of St Andrews, Stirling and Heriot-Watt, funded by the Wellcome Trust.

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