Resources

Want to learn more about Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030) and efforts being made to bridge the gender gap in ocean science?


REPORT – GENDER EQUITY IN OCEAN SCIENCE

Gender equity in ocean science – a report that outlines the importance of creating better opportunities in ocean science for women and those who identify as non-binary, in order to achieve sustainable ocean governance.

REPORT – ADVANCING GENDER EQUITY IN THE OCEAN DECADE

In the context of the Ocean Decade, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission, and the Canadian Commission for UNESCO have prepared a report highlighting recommendations and actions to advance gender equity in ocean science.

A TOOLKIT ON INCLUSION, DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND ACCESSIBILITY (IDEA): GOOD PRACTICES FOR RESEARCHERS

A holistic approach to inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility in research teams, activities or even in the classroom is crucial. This toolkit gives principal investigators some practical ways to achieve an inclusive culture, free of racism and discrimination.

INCLUSION, DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND ACCESSIBILITY (IDEA): GOOD PRACTICES FOR RESEARCHERS

A holistic approach to inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility in research teams, activities or even in the classroom is crucial. This reflection paper examines the challenges faced by historically excluded groups in Canadian universities and gives principal investigators some practical ways to achieve an inclusive culture, free of racism and discrimination.

PRIZES & AWARDS: CLOSING THE GENDER GAP TO ENSURE AN EQUITABLE FUTURE FOR ALL ACADEMIC TALENT

In this paper, authors Liette Vasseur and Jocelyn Baker highlight the lack of gender equity in science prize recipients. They explore ways to better facilitate a fair and equitable process to help ensure future top prize winners are the most deserving talent.

WOMEN AND POST-DOCTORATES: LIFE AFTER GRADUATION

In this paper Jocelyn Baker and Liette Vasseur outline the particular challenges faced by women pursuing STEM careers after a PhD. It provides key considerations for academic institutions in their training and professional development practices.

STANDING UP TO GENDER BIAS IN STEM

Developed in partnership with the Laurier Centre for Women in Science (WinS) and Ingenium – Canada’s museums of science and innovation, this resource is for exploring gender equity in STEM with students or colleagues, by using the infographic and discussion questions to stimulate small-group discussions.


RESOURCE – DIVERSITY AND SUSTAINABILITY IN OCEAN SCIENCE

This resource will help you discuss and identify the barriers women and non-binary persons may face, using possible scenarios from the world of ocean sciences.


RESOURCE – TIMELINE: SHOWCASING UNDERREPRESENTED GROUPS IN OCEAN SCIENCES

To illustrate how underrepresented groups have contributed to ocean science, this resource provides a lesson plan of how to build a timeline so that you can explore the historic contributions made by marginalized groups with your students.


Fisheries and Oceans Canada, the Canadian Commission for UNESCO and Ingenium are marking the Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development by celebrating the contributions of women and those who identify as non-binary in STEM.

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