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  • The (un)discovering of ecology by Alaska Native ecologists

    • Nov 20, 2023
    • Wendy F. Smythe, Sarah Peele

    Here we discuss the factors that affect Native students and provide strategies to improve recruitment and retention of Native students in the sciences.

  • Diversity across different sectors

    Implementing a diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility strategy: Lessons learned at five scholarly communications organizations

    • Nov 6, 2023
    • Ashley Wells Ajinkya, Kimberly Gladfelter Graham, Alice Meadows, Bahar Mehmani, Rajendrani Mukhopadhyay, Maria Stanton

    This article focuses on five very different information organizations represented in NISO's DEIA Committee, which are working on improving DEIA, in order to make recommendations for other organizations in this space, based on our shared experiences.

  • WIT Scholarship to Cover Full Costs for Black Students Pursuing STEM Careers

    • Oct 30, 2023

    The college announced that it is accepting applications for the 2024 Wade Scholarship Program (WSP), which covers the full cost for students pursuing a master's degree.


    • Oct 23, 2023

    There are concrete ways to promote black women in their efforts to study and work in STEM fields, a new study argues.

  • Diversity in medicine

    Diversity in Medicine has Measurable Benefits

    • Oct 6, 2023
    • Paul B. Rothman, M.D.

    We are in the process of building a diverse workforce capable of relating to our patients and speaking their language, both literally and figuratively. This is not just about fairness—diversity in medicine has measurable benefits.

  • Microbiologist

    How does the universe work? Promoting diversity can help answer that.

    • Sep 29, 2023

    Berkeley News spoke with Streets recently about why Berkeley has become an ideal place for DEI work, how diversity can help bring new and necessary perspectives to STEM research and academia, and the intersection of his two passions, art and science.

  • Geoscientists collaborating

    Strategies for and Barriers to Collaboratively Developing Anti-Racist Policies and Resources as Described by Geoscientists of Color Participating in the Unlearning Racism in Geoscience (URGE) Program

    • Sep 22, 2023
    • Carlene Burton, Gabriel Duran, Vashan Wright, Rebecca Chmiel

    Unlearning Racism in Geoscience (URGE) program focuses on helping geoscientists use journal articles, information from interviews with anti-racist experts, and the participants' personal experiences to discuss and draft anti-racist policies and resources for their workplaces.

  • LGBTQIA+ pin on medical researcher

    How to deliver a safer research culture for LGBTQIA+ researchers

    • Sep 15, 2023
    • Adam Levy

    LGBTQIA+ scientists describe the changes needed to make workplaces more welcoming to members of their communities.

  • Female engineers

    ‘Diversity is key for success’: why engineering needs more BAME women

    • Sep 1, 2023
    • Ellen Manning

    A university lecturer has set up a project to show schoolgirls just what they can achieve as engineers – part of an industry-wide drive to attract more black and ethnic minority women into the sector

  • EM trainees

    “I’d rather see action”: Application and recruitment experiences of underrepresented in emergency medicine trainees

    • Aug 25, 2023
    • Michelle Suh MD, MAT, Lauren T. Callaghan, Elise Brickhouse, Haley Ponce, Aleksandr Tichter MD, M. Tyson Pillow MD, MEd, Anita Chary MD, PhD

    Through qualitative interviews, our study shows that perceptions of authentic commitment to DEI, racial representation in the learning environment, and being seen as a learner first were key factors in EM residency applicants’ program evaluation process.

  • Workplace identity

    Disclosure of stigmatized identities at work: An interdisciplinary review and agenda for future research

    • Aug 18, 2023
    • Alecia M. Santuzzi, Robert T. Keating, Jesus J. Martinez, Lisa M. Finkelstein, Deborah E. Rupp, Nicole Strah

    This systematic review aimed to synthesize the research literature as it pertains to the disclosure decisions made by employees with concealable stigmatized identities.

  • LGBTQ+ flag

    Exploring the workplace for LGBT+ physical scientists

    • Aug 11, 2023

    A report published by the Institute of Physics, Royal Astronomical Society and the Royal Society of Chemistry

  • DEI tools

    4 ways DEI tools can drive change across the workplace

    • Aug 4, 2023
    • Linda Rosencrance

    If your company’s diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts have stalled, turning to specialty DEI tools may help.

  • STEM

    Diversity and STEM: Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities 2023 report

    • Jul 28, 2023

    Statistical information about the representation of these three groups in STEM employment and science and engineering education. A formal report is issued every 2 years.

  • Ecologists

    Cultivating inclusive instructional and research environments in ecology and evolutionary science

    • Jul 21, 2023
    • Nathan C. Emery, Ellen K. Bledsoe, Andrew O. Hasley, Carrie Diaz Eaton

    This article is meant to contribute to the ongoing conversation and propose some guidance to ecologists and evolutionary scientists by describing and providing research-based practices to implement in everyday teaching and research settings

  • Medical Scientists

    Diversity, equity, and inclusion in research: Implications for nurse scientists

    • Jul 14, 2023
    • Mercy Ngosa Mumba, Mudasir Andrabi

    This article reviews why we should review DEI in research and provides 3 strategies Nurse Scientists can use to increase DEI in healthcare research.

  • Women in STEM

    Study shows need for more female STEM leadership

    • Jul 6, 2023
    • Leigh Beeson

    Despite efforts to diversify the fields of science, technology, engineering and math, new research from the University of Georgia suggests that women remain underrepresented in STEM fields in federal jobs.

  • Diversity and inclusion at work

    3 Small But Impactful Changes To Boost Inclusion

    • Jun 30, 2023
    • Wendy Fong

    Wendy Fong suggests small, impactful changes that can make a difference towards a truly inclusive environment where individuals feel a sense of belonging.

  • Juneteenth

    U.S. Q&A: Black scientist Antentor Hinton Jr. talks role of Juneteenth in STEM, need for diversity in field

    • Jun 19, 2023
    • Cara Tabachnick

    Antentor Hinton Jr. discusses struggles faced by Black scientists, including lack of recognition for awards and disparities in funding rates, and the history of racism in science and research.

  • LGBTQ+ inclusivity in STEM

    Redefining STEM

    • Jun 17, 2023
    • Arti Dumbrepatil

    Alfredo Carpineti talked to ASBMB Today about questions and problems faced by the queer community in STEM.