About

Our background

Dr Kath Murray is a Research Fellow in Criminology at the University of Edinburgh. She completed herPhD in 2014, looking at the disproportionate use of stop and search on young people in Scotland. Her research in this area led to major legal and policy reform in Scotland, for which she received an ESRC…

Impact and media

Since 2018 we have researched and written about women’s sex-based rights and gender self-identification across different areas of public policy in the UK. Within this short period, we have established a strong record of research impact. We have provided extensive written and oral evidence to the Scottish Parliament, for example in relation to the…

Funding

For the first year after we formed, all of the research and analysis we undertook was done on an unpaid basis, fitted around our other work, study and family commitments. Since September 2019, we have raised some funds to support our work via a number of crowdfunders. We have raised a total…