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


Equity/Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) in Universities: The Case of Disabled People
Author/Organization: Gregor Wolbring, Aspen Lillywhite
Journal or Publisher: Societies
Keywords: disability, students, academics, staff, ableism, disablism, EDI
Category: Principles of EDI in Research
Positionality & Research: How Our Identities Shape Inquiry
Author/Organization: UCLA Library
Journal or Publisher:
Keywords: positionality, privilege, identity, intersectionality
Category: EDI in Research Practice
Responses to 10 Common Criticisms of Anti-Racism Action in STEM
Author/Organization: Maya Gosztyla, Lydia Kwong, Naomi Murray, Claire Williams
Journal or Publisher: Anti-racism in STEM (blog)
Keywords: anti-racism, inclusion, diversity, equity, laboratory, STEM, principal investigator, research team
Category: Principles of EDI in Research
Gender Diversity in Research Teams and Citation Impact in Economics and Management
Author/Organization: Abdelghani Maddi, Yves Gingras
Journal or Publisher: Journal of Economic Surveys
Keywords: gender diversity, economics, management, citations, research team
Category: EDI in Research Practice
Diverse effects of team diversity: a review and framework of surface and deep-level diversity
Author/Organization: Alana E. Jansen, Ben Joseph Searle
Journal or Publisher: Emerald Publishing
Keywords: diversity, research teams
Category: Principles of EDI in Research