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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EDI in Research: A framework
Author/Organization: Rachael E. Sullivan
Journal or Publisher: UBC Equity & Inclusion Office
Keywords: equity, diversity, inclusion, laboratory, research team
Category: Principles of EDI in Research
Tech tools to make research more open and inclusive
Author/Organization: Kendall Powell
Journal or Publisher: Nature
Keywords: Research teams, research methods, accessibility, inclusion, diversity
Category: EDI in Research Design
Psychologists work to make labs more inclusive
Author/Organization: Jewel Edwards-Ashman
Journal or Publisher: American Psychological Association
Keywords: psychology, diversity, race, gender, sexual identity, program design, laboratory, inclusion
Category: EDI in Research Practice
Cultural diversity drives innovation: empowering teams for success
Author/Organization: Graham Jones, Bernardita Chirino Chace, Justin Wright
Journal or Publisher: International Journal of Innovation Science
Keywords: cultural diversity, innovation
Category: Principles of EDI in Research
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