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


Building Inclusive UBC: An Inclusion Action Plan
Author/Organization: Equity & Inclusion Office
Journal or Publisher: The University of British Columbia
Keywords: university, inclusion, innovation, equity, diversity
Category: Institutional/Funder Policies
Canada Research Chairs Program: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan
Author/Organization: Office of the Provost & Vice-President, Academic
Journal or Publisher: The University of British Columbia
Keywords: faculty
Category: Institutional/Funder Policies
Indigenous Strategic Plan
Author/Organization: Office of Indigenous Strategic Initiatives
Journal or Publisher: The University of British Columbia
Keywords: Indigeneity, decolonization, inclusiveness
Category: Institutional/Funder Policies
Promising Practices for Addressing the Underrepresentation of Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine
Author/Organization: Rita Colwell, Ashley Bear, Alex Helman
Journal or Publisher: The National Academies Press
Keywords: women scholars, medicine, STEM, science
Category: Principles of EDI in Research
Diversity in science: next steps for research group leaders
Author/Organization: Nikki Forrester
Journal or Publisher: Nature
Keywords: diversity, BIPOC, research team, laboratory, principal investigator
Category: Principles of EDI in Research