Equity, diversity and inclusion resources

EDI in research design and practices

  1. Resources on integrating sex and gender in health research
  2. Fairness and Equity in Research Participation (Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans – Chapter 4)
  3. Guide for Applicants: Considering Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in your Application – NSERC [ PDF (190 KB) - external link ]

EDI in the research environment

  1. Equity, Diversity and Inclusion: A Best Practices Guide for Recruitment, Hiring and Retention – Canada Research Chair
  2. Dimensions: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Canada
  3. Gender Summit Report: Toward a New Normal [ PDF (2.43 MB) - external link ]
  4. Guide for Applicants: Considering Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in your Application – NSERC [ PDF (190 KB) - external link ]
  5. New Frontiers in Research Fund Best Practices Guide in EDI
  6. Supporting Women in Research: Policies, Programs and Initiatives Undertaken by Public Research Funding Agencies [ PDF (6.24 MB) - external link ]
  7. Universities Canada – Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (Principles and Action Plan)

Respectfully involving Indigenous communities

  1. Research Involving the First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples of Canada – Tri-Council Policy Statement
  2. Research Involving the First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples of Canada – Webinar
  3. Universities Canada Principles on Indigenous Education

Reducing unconscious bias in peer review

  1. Unconscious Bias in Peer Review Learning Module
  2. Information for Sponsors – Limiting Unconscious Bias
  3. Tips on Reducing Unconscious Bias in the Review Process
  4. Guidelines for Assessing the Productivity of Nominees – Canada Research Chairs
  5. Limiting Unconscious Bias – Canada Research Chairs (See Guidelines and Best Practices for Reference Letter Writers)
  6. Harvard tests on Implicit Association
  7. Unconscious Bias – NSERC Chair for Women in Science and Engineering (BC and Yukon Region) [ PDF (176 KB) - external link ]

EDI and research excellence

  1. Gender Diversity Leads to Better Science
  2. Gender-Heterogeneous Working Groups Produce Higher Quality Science
  3. Investing in Canada’s Future: Strengthening the Foundations of Canadian Research [ PDF (7.82 MB) - external link ]
  4. Strengthening Research Excellence through Equity, Diversity and Inclusion – NSERC [ PDF (1.71 MB) - external link ]
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