There are research on issues linked to gender equality at several of the School's departments and research centres. Methods and approaches change. The research is empirically driven as well as theory driven. The studies are conducted in several different ways, and many times they are done in collaboration with researchers in other disciplines at the School and other departments and centres at the University of Gothenburg and other universities in Sweden and the rest of the world.
It may be about examining urban planning from a gender perspective. Other examples are studies of differences in male and female behavior and how this affects the outcome for individuals and groups, male and female leadership, as well as discrimination and gender differences in working life and specifically within academia.
The connection between law and politics and how the law contributes to or opposes the ambitions of equality policy is a research area within law, but also the examination of equality policy itself. How effective the governance towards gender equality is in the public bilateral management of the Arctic in the Arctic Council is an example of such a study.