november, 2021

30nov2:00 pm- 4:00 pmEquity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in Research WorkshopResearch Month Via Zoom


Event Details

This session will include foundational education on the basic concepts of EDI, and how systems of oppression operate in academia. We will work through principles and best practices of equity and inclusion, and how these can be applied throughout the research process.

Presenter: Dr. Nicole Kaniki, Director, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Research & Innovation, University of Toronto


  1. Foundational understanding of equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) and definitions
  2. The importance of EDI to research excellence
  3. Discussion of the challenges and barriers underrepresented groups face in academia
  4. Strategies for implementing equity and inclusion best practices that encourage and support diversity.


  1. Understanding and awareness of EDI in academia
  2. Strategic approaches to EDI best practices
  3. Responding to EDI requirements in research proposals and grant funding applications

Register in advance for this workshop:

Meeting ID: 614 9180 9103

Passcode: 512384


(Tuesday) 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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