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Research Environments and Practice

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.

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Collaboration and Gender Equity among Academic Scientists.
Eight Ways to Support Women in Science.
Equity in Author Order: A Feminist Laboratory’s Approach.
References on Chilly Climate for Women Faculty in Academe.
Does Diversity Pay?: Race, Gender, and the Business Case for Diversity.
Systemic inequalities for LGBTQ professionals in STEM.
“Diversity is Indispensable to Excellence: The Canada Research Chairs Program,” The Conversation (2019)
“Why Diversity Helps to Produce Stronger Research,” Nature (2018)
“Science Benefits from Diversity,” Nature (2018)
“Gender Diversity Leads to Better Science,” PNAS (2017)
“Diversity in STEM: What It Is and Why It Matters,” Scientific American (2014)
“How Diversity Can Drive Innovation,” Harvard Business Review (2013)
“Illusion of Inclusion,” Inside Higher Education (2021)
“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)
“If There’s Only One Woman in Your Candidate Pool, There’s Statistically No Chance She’ll Be Hired,” Harvard Business Review (2016)
“Diversity in Science: Next Steps for Research Group Leaders,” Nature (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)
Promising Practices for Addressing the Underrepresentation of Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (2020)
“These Labs are Remarkably Diverse: Here’s How They’re Winning at Science,” Nature (2018)