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


NSERC Alliance grants: Equity, diversity and inclusion in your training plan
Author/Organization: Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council
Journal or Publisher:
Category: EDI in Research Design, EDI in Research Practice, Institutional/Funder Policies
Unraveling the effects of cultural diversity in teams: A retrospective of research on multicultural work groups and an agenda for future research
Author/Organization: Günter K Stahl, Martha L Maznevski
Journal or Publisher: Journal of International Business Studies
Keywords: cultural diversity, business
Category: EDI in Research Practice
Guide to Addressing Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Considerations in Partnership Grant Applications
Author/Organization: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council
Journal or Publisher:
Keywords: grant applications
Category: Institutional/Funder Policies, EDI in Research Design, EDI in Research Practice
Improving equity, diversity, and inclusion in academia
Author/Organization: Omar Dewidar, Nour Elmestekawy, Vivian Welch
Journal or Publisher: Research Integrity and Peer Review
Keywords: equity, diversity, inclusion, research integrity, journal policies, editorial bias
Category: EDI in Research Design
Accessibility and eliminating systemic ableism (resources)
Author/Organization: Canadian Institutes of Health Research
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Keywords: accessibility, systemic ableism, accessibility standards, disability, accessible research
Category: Institutional/Funder Policies