What are you doing to connect with people of colour? Do you know your BIPOC colleagues and students? Do you know their hopes and aspirations?
On September 9 and 10, scholars across Canada paused academic and administrative work to participate in a strike against anti-Black and anti-Indigenous racism in policing.
With the unveiling of its website on September 4, the National Black Graduate Network officially starts its work to connect and support Black graduate students across Canada.
In order to disrupt ongoing gendered discrimination, it is critical that we expose it. This is not always easy.
Despite all of the affirmative action policies and unconscious bias training at universities, something is still amiss.
Rates of domestic violence and violence against women have been on the rise during the COVID-19 pandemic, and researchers are moving quickly to support survivors stuck at home.
Efforts to address issues of equity, diversity and inclusion require leadership, good governance and accountability.
The new curriculum has also been adapted to address risks associated with COVID-19.
As part of the international Strike for Black Lives and #ShutDownSTEM, Canadian researchers stopped work as usual on June 10 to dedicate the day to confronting anti-Black racism.
Struggling to juggle myriad responsibilities, “the easiest thing to put off … is research,” says one professor.
How to practice and perform anti-racist research, teaching, and service.
Why speak up now and risk the awful backlash that works to show how I am worth less? Because right now, silence is complicit.
Three scientists share their thoughts on how the scientific community can help combat racism in all its forms.
As the U.S. burns, we should not be naïve about our own past and present that at times demands redress, reconciliation and progressive action, says Brock University president Gervan Fearon.
It’s not for a lack of qualified individuals. We simply have to decide that it’s important enough that we actually do it.
A Q&A with Tanya Sharpe, founder of U of T’s Centre for Research and Innovation for Black Survivors of Homicide Victims, about her timely new discussion series 30@8:30.
An analysis of institutions’ strategic policy documents suggests U15 institutions are actively addressing equity, diversity and inclusion, though most struggle to define the issues.
The federal government, USports and a team of researchers hope to encourage more women into university-level coaching jobs.
It takes effort, but as you learn to become more comfortable having these difficult discussions, you become part of the solution.
The ban on Black students studying medicine was in effect for decades, then forgotten, and wasn’t officially repealed until just two years ago.