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


Researching while queer: a research note about a genderqueer lesbian conducting qualitative research in the southeastern United States
Author/Organization: Baker A. Rogers
Journal or Publisher: International Journal of Social Research Methodology
Keywords: research culture, research methods
Category: EDI in Research Design
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
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
Positionality & Research: How Our Identities Shape Inquiry
Author/Organization: UCLA Library
Journal or Publisher:
Keywords: positionality, privilege, identity, intersectionality
Category: EDI in Research Practice
Neurodiversity: How to make your lab more inclusive (part 1)
Author/Organization: Elizabeth Stivison
Journal or Publisher: American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Keywords: accessibility, inclusivity, neurodivergence, ADD/ADHD, depression, autism
Category: EDI in Research Practice