EDI In Research Resource Library

UBC aims to support researchers to advance equity, diversity and inclusion in all aspects of the research lifecycle and ecosystem. 

The following resources are non-exhaustive and are provided as a starting point for building EDI in research at UBC. Further research and reflection may be required and are strongly encouraged in the pursuit of research excellence that upholds equity, diversity and inclusion.





Introduction: Making Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Matter in Research

Learn how EDI can be incorporated into your research through this video primer, narrated by Dr. Rachael Sullivan, Equity Facilitator, UBC Equity & Inclusion Office. 

Summary: EDI in Research – A Framework

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resources for EDI in Research


UBC Strategic Plan: Shaping UBC's Next Century
Author/Organization: Office of the President
Journal or Publisher: The University of British Columbia
Keywords: university, inclusion, innovation, equity, diversity
Category: Institutional/Funder Policies
The Case for Gender-Diverse Research Teams
Journal or Publisher: Inside Higher Ed
Keywords: research teams, innovation, impact, gender balance
Category: EDI in Research Practice
Gender-diverse teams produce more novel and higher-impact scientific ideas
Author/Organization: Yang Yang, Tanya Y. Tian, Teresa K. Woodruff, Brian Uzzi
Journal or Publisher: Gender-diverse teams produce more novel and higher-impact scientific ideas
Keywords: team science, gender inequity, innovation, computational social science
Category: Principles of EDI in Research
Research: How Bias Against Women Persists in Female-Dominated Workplaces
Author/Organization: Amy Diehl, Amber L. Stephenson, Leanne M. Dzubinki
Journal or Publisher: Harvard Business Review
Keywords: research, gender bias, gender equality
Category: Principles of EDI in Research
Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Scientific Publishing
Author/Organization: Chyke A. Doubeni, Douglas A. Corley, Richard M. Peek
Journal or Publisher: Gastroenterology
Keywords: diversity, inclusion, publishing, editors, editorial boards, editorial teams, biases, social injustices
Category: EDI in Research Practice