External Resources

Unconscious Bias and Best Practices in Peer Review

EDI Practices for Team Composition and Training

The SAGE Handbook of Mentoring and Coaching in Education, Chapter 27: Mentoring Graduate Students of Color (2012)
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) – Individual Development Plans
Council of Ontario Universities/National Educational Association of Disabled Students – Accessible Science Laboratories
“Debiasing the Evaluation Process of In-Person Review Panels for a Postdoctoral Fellowship,” Nature Astronomy (2019)
“Ten Simple Rules Toward Healthier Research Labs,” PLoS Computational Biology (2019)
“Evidence-Based Strategies for Improving Diversity and Inclusion in Undergraduate Research Labs,” Frontiers in Psychology (2019) 
“Inclusivity for All: How To Make Your Research Group Accessible,” Science (2020)
“Ten Simple Rules for Building an Antiracist Lab,” PLoS Computational Biology (2020)
“Promoting Inclusive Metrics of Success and Impact to Dismantle a Discriminatory Reward System in Science,” PLoS Biology (2021)
“Advancing Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion: A How-To Guide,” Physics Today (2022)
WISE Atlantic/CFSG – “Considering Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Research”
SSHRC – Guide to Addressing Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Considerations in Partnership Grant Applications
New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) – Best Practices in Equity, Diversity and Inclusion 
NSERC – Guide on Integrating Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Research
Natural Sciences & Engineering Council (NSERC) – Guide for Applicants: Considering Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Your Application

Further reading

Implicit Biases and Systemic Barriers

“Illusion of Inclusion,” Inside Higher Education (2021)
Frances Henry, et al., The Equity Myth: Racialization and Indigeneity at Canadian Universities (UBC Press, 2017)
“The Science and Value of Diversity: Closing the Gaps in Our Understanding of Inclusion and Diversity,” Journal of Infectious Diseases (2019)
“Are Gender Gaps Due to Evaluations of the Applicant or the Science? A Natural Experiment at a National Funding Agency,” The Lancet (2019)
“The Gender Gap in Science: How Long until Women Are Equally Represented?” PLoS Biology (2018)
“Job Satisfaction in Academia: Why Are Some Faculty Members Happier than Others?” Political Science & Politics (2013)
“Nepotism and Sexism in Peer-Review,” Nature (1997)
“Topic Choice Contributes to the Lower Rate of NIH Awards to African-American/Black Scientists,” Science Advances (2019)
“The Diversity-Innovation Paradox in Science,” PNAS (2020)
“If There’s Only One Woman in Your Candidate Pool, There’s Statistically No Chance She’ll Be Hired,” Harvard Business Review (2016)
“How Gender and Race Stereotypes Impact the Advancement of Scholars in STEM: Professors’ Biased Evaluations of Physics and Biology Post-Doctoral Candidates,” Sex Roles (2020)
“What Happens Before? A Field Experiment Exploring How Pay and Representation Differentially Shape Bias on the Pathway Into Organizations,” Journal of Applied Psychology (2015)
“Diversity in Science: Next Steps for Research Group Leaders,” Nature (2020)
“Seven Potential Barriers to Engaging in Undergraduate Research for Historically Underrepresented Minority Students,” Elon University Center for Engaged Learning (2018)
“Why Women Leave Medicine,” Association of American Medical Colleges (2019)
“Bias in Biotech Funding Has Blocked Companies Led by Women,” The Washington Post (2020)
“Underrepresented Faculty Play a Disproportionate Role in Advancing Diversity and Inclusion,” Nature Ecology & Evolution (2019)
“Systemic Inequalities for LGBTQ Professionals in STEM,” Science Advances (2021)
“Exploring the Color of Glass: Letters of Recommendation for Female and Male Medical Faculty,” Discourse and Society (2003)
“Raising Doubt in Letters of Recommendation for Academia: Gender Differences and Their Impact,” Journal of Business and Psychology (2019)

Promising Practices

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