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


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
A review of mentoring deaf and hard-of-hearing scholars
Author/Organization: Matthew A. Lynn, Elizabeth Butcher, Jessica A. Cuculick, Steven Barnett, Camille A. Martina, Scott R. Smith, Robert Q Pollard, Jr., and Patricia J. Simpson-Haidaris
Journal or Publisher: Mentoring & Tutoring
Keywords: Accessibility, deaf/hard of hearing, graduate students, mentorship
Category: EDI in Research Practice
Male allyship in institutional STEMM gender equity initiatives
Author/Organization: Meredith Nash, Ruby Grant, Robyn Moore, Tania Winzenberg
Journal or Publisher: National Library of Medicine
Keywords: allyship, stemm, gender equity
Category: Principles of EDI in Research
Three Keys to Improve Equity in the Lab
Author/Organization: Scott D. Hanton
Journal or Publisher: Lab Manager
Keywords: management, leadership, laboratory, equity
Category: EDI in Research Practice
Ten simple rules for building an antiracist lab
Author/Organization: V. Bala Chaudhary, Asmeret Asefaw Berhe
Journal or Publisher: Plos Computational Biology
Keywords: anti-racism, inclusion, diversity, equity, lab, STEM, principal investigator, research, team
Category: EDI in Research Practice