Our researchers are working to inform responses and better understand the broader psychological and social impacts of systemic racism and inequality.

Research projects include racial bias, gender bias in industry and academia, sex differences in brain and behaviour, poverty and decision making, and cross-racial friendships and social adjustment.

EDI Research Highlights


EDI Research Resources at UBC

Indigenous Research Support Initiative (IRIS) | Resources for Indigenous Researchers
A list of resources for indigenous community, including training, funding, best practices and other online resources.Faculty, Students
Support Programs to Advance Research Capacity (SPARC)
Workshops, sample grants and guidance to support Tri-Agency funding proposals, including incorporating EDI considerations into your applications.Faculty, Students
UBC Research + Innovation | EDI in Research Resource Library
A list of resources provided as a starting point for building EDI in research at UBC.Faculty, Students
UBC Research + Innovation | EDI in UBC's Research Community: Dimensions Pilot
The Dimensions program aims to identify and eliminate systemic obstacles and inequities experienced by members of underserved, marginalized and excluded groups.Faculty, Students
SPARK Society
Creates networks and promotes the professional development of historically excluded scholars of African American/Black, Latina/o/x American, and Native American heritage in Cognitive Psychology and Cognitive Science.Faculty, Students
Responsible Code of Conduct: EDI in Research
Resource to help researchers reflect on their experimental and qualitative research methods to better incorporate ideals of equity, diversity, and inclusion into what they do.Faculty, Students

UBC’s Dimensions Action Plan for EDI in Research

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