Equity, Diversity & Inclusion
Diversity and inclusion are the driving forces of creativity and innovation in Imaging research. BIRC strongly encourages all Imaging researchers to engage in diversity, anti-racism and/or women's committees of their respective institutions and scientific societies so that their traditional structures are dismantled and rebuilt to be more representative of science and society.
LINKS TO WEBSITES AND DOCUMENTS
Equity & Human Rights Services (EHRS) serves as Western University’s strategic internal consultant service on equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI). Western’s commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) supports the University’s mandate as a research-intensive institution of higher learning, an employer of choice and a community leader.
GOVERNMENT OF CANADA
The charter is foundational to the Dimensions pilot program to foster increased research excellence, innovation and creativity within the post-secondary sector across all disciplines, through greater equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI)
CIHR, NSERC and SSHRC
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council are committed to excellence in research and research training. Achieving a more equitable, diverse and inclusive Canadian research enterprise is essential to creating the excellent, innovative and impactful research necessary to advance knowledge and understanding, and to respond to local, national and global challenges
Indigenous Canada is a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) from the Faculty of Native Studies at the University of Alberta that explores Indigenous histories and contemporary issues in Canada.
DIVERSITY IN BIOMEDICAL IMAGING & MEDICAL PHYSICS
The role of women's interest groups in Canadian and International societies.
WORKSHOPS AND WEBINARS
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