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EDI & Research

Working towards Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

The library has collaborated with the Research Services Office to bring together resources to help acquaint researchers with some of the key readings on EDI (Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion) in research. These articles have been drawn from across many academic fields, and include articles, books, blog posts, government resources, and more. Use this guide as your starting point for working towards a more equitable and inclusive research enterprise at U of G.

There are 4 major topics covered in this guide:

  1. Dispelling EDI Myths: Systemic Barriers in Academia
  2. Building a diverse research team
  3. Building an inclusive team culture
  4. Inclusive Research Design

To learn more about EDI and research at U of G, see the “Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Research” webpage from the Research Services Office.

Dispelling EDI Myths: Systematic Barriers in Academia

The Myth of Meritocracy

The Myth of Objectivity in Research

The Diversity-as-Deficit Myth

Building a diverse research team

The Hiring Process

Unconscious Bias

Building an inclusive team culture



Practicing Conscious Inclusion

Inclusive Research Design

Gender-Based Analysis (GBA+) and Intersectionality

What has gender-based research discovered?

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