Resources to support an equitable, diverse, and inclusive research environment. These include EDI strategies in developing a diverse research team, hiring and recruitment, trainee program, and much more.
Institutional services, supports and networks
Office of the Vice-Provost, Faculty & Academic Life(VPFAL): Strategies for Recruiting an Excellent and Diverse Faculty Complement
VPRI: Addressing EDI in Your Research Funding Application (Research Teams and the Training of Highly Qualified Personnel)
VPRI: Addressing the Impacts of COVID-19 on Research and Training Productivity in Research Funding Applications
“Diversity is Indispensable to Excellence: The Canada Research Chairs Program,” The Conversation (2019)
“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)
“Job Satisfaction in Academia: Why Are Some Faculty Members Happier than Others?” Political Science & Politics (2013)
“If There’s Only One Woman in Your Candidate Pool, There’s Statistically No Chance She’ll Be Hired,” Harvard Business Review (2016)
“Underrepresented Faculty Play a Disproportionate Role in Advancing Diversity and Inclusion,” Nature Ecology & Evolution (2019)
Promising Practices for Addressing the Underrepresentation of Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (2020)
ADVISORY COMMITTEE TO ADDRESS ANTI-BLACK RACISM IN RESEARCH AND RESEARCH TRAINING FINAL REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS
“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)
“Seven Potential Barriers to Engaging in Undergraduate Research for Historically Underrepresented Minority Students,” Elon University Center for Engaged Learning (2018)
“Debiasing the Evaluation Process of In-person Review Panels for a Postdoctoral Fellowship,” Nature Astronomy (2019)
“Factors that Predict Life Sciences Student Persistence in Undergraduate Research Experiences,” PLoS ONE (2019)
“Debiasing the Evaluation Process of In-Person Review Panels for a Postdoctoral Fellowship,” Nature Astronomy (2019)
“Evidence-Based Strategies for Improving Diversity and Inclusion in Undergraduate Research Labs,” Frontiers in Psychology (2019)
Mentorship & sponsorship
The SAGE Handbook of Mentoring and Coaching in Education, Chapter 27: Mentoring Graduate Students of Color (2012)
Accessible research environments
Landscape of Accessibility and Accommodation in Post-Secondary Education for Students with Disabilities.
Disability Barriers in Academia: An Analysis of Disability Accommodation Policies for Faculty at Canadian Universities.
Ableism in Academia Theorising experiences of disabilities and chronic illnesses in higher education.
“Combining the Maker Movement with Accessibility Needs in an Undergraduate Laboratory: A Cost-Effective Text-to-Speech Multipurpose, Universal Chemistry Sensor Hub (MUCSH) for Students with Disabilities,” Journal of Chemistry Education (2018)
Council of Ontario Universities/National Educational Association of Disabled Students – Accessible Science Laboratories