Professor Anne Laure Humbert



Oxford Brookes Business School

Anne Laure Humbert


Director - Centre for Diversity Policy Research and Practice

Teaching and supervision

Modules taught

  • Critical Data Literacy


  • Hannah Tornow

Research Students

Name Thesis title Completed
Hannah Isabelle Tornow Which contextual and individual factors shape gender inclusive innovation in the knowledge economy of Oxfordshire? Active


My research focuses on measuring gender inequalities in the economy and society. I am particularly interested in global comparative measures of gender equality and contributed to the development and/or updates of several gender indices (e.g. EU Gender Equality Index, Gender Inequalities Index, Social Institutions and Gender Index). I am also interested in the role that (gender-based) violence plays in producing and reproducing gender inequalities. 

Research impact

I regularly engage with national governments and international organisations on the topic of gender statistics and the measurement of gender inequalities. 

Centres and institutes


Projects as Principal Investigator, or Lead Academic if project is led by another Institution

  • Racing Home - implementing research recommendations (17/01/2022 - 31/03/2023), funded by: Women in Racing, funding amount received by Brookes: £10,000
  • REsponding to outbreaks through CO-creatiVe inclusive Equality stRategIES (Led by ESF) (01/04/2021 - 30/09/2023), funded by: European Commission, funding amount received by Brookes: £295,101
  • UNISAFE - Studying gender-based violence and institutional responses: Building a knowledge base and operational tools to make universities and research organisations safe led by the European Science Foundation (01/02/2021 - 31/01/2024), funded by: European Commission, funding amount received by Brookes: £196,429
  • Gearing Roles (led by University of Deusto) (01/01/2019 - 31/12/2022), funded by: European Commission, funding amount received by Brookes: £299,520

Projects as Co-investigator

  • Women in Science: UK-Brazil Gender Equality Partnerships Call(25/10/2021 - 31/10/2022), funded by: British Council, funding amount received by Brookes: £20,365, funded by: British Council


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