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Equity

BY NANDINI MAHARAJ | September 24 2020

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?

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | September 16 2020

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.

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | September 02 2020

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.

BY SHEILA COTE-MEEK | August 27 2020

In order to disrupt ongoing gendered discrimination, it is critical that we expose it. This is not always easy.

BY BARBARA CROW & ALICE PITT | August 18 2020

Despite all of the affirmative action policies and unconscious bias training at universities, something is still amiss.

BY MELISSA FUNDIRA | August 12 2020

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.

BY ARIG AL SHAIBAH | August 11 2020

Efforts to address issues of equity, diversity and inclusion require leadership, good governance and accountability.

BY SPARROW MCGOWAN | July 15 2020

The new curriculum has also been adapted to address risks associated with COVID-19.

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | July 14 2020

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.

BY DIANE PETERS | July 07 2020

Struggling to juggle myriad responsibilities, “the easiest thing to put off … is research,” says one professor.

BY LETITIA HENVILLE | June 11 2020

How to practice and perform anti-racist research, teaching, and service.

BY MONICA MALY | June 09 2020

Why speak up now and risk the awful backlash that works to show how I am worth less? Because right now, silence is complicit.

BY JONATHAN THON, DAVID RAISER & DAMIEN WILPITZ | June 04 2020

Three scientists share their thoughts on how the scientific community can help combat racism in all its forms.

BY GERVAN FEARON | June 02 2020

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.

BY KOFI CAMPBELL | May 08 2020

It’s not for a lack of qualified individuals. We simply have to decide that it’s important enough that we actually do it.

BY MELISSA FUNDIRA | May 05 2020

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.

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | March 11 2020

An analysis of institutions’ strategic policy documents suggests U15 institutions are actively addressing equity, diversity and inclusion, though most struggle to define the issues.

BY TARA SIEBARTH | March 05 2020

The federal government, USports and a team of researchers hope to encourage more women into university-level coaching jobs.

BY SHEILA COTE-MEEK | March 02 2020

It takes effort, but as you learn to become more comfortable having these difficult discussions, you become part of the solution.

BY WENDY GLAUSER | February 19 2020

The ban on Black students studying medicine was in effect for decades, then forgotten, and wasn’t officially repealed until just two years ago.

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