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Feb 15 – 18, 2022
America/Vancouver timezone
WNPPC2022 Booklet has been added. See also information about today's special guest: Dr. Eden Hennessey

February 16 Special guest Dr. Eden Hennessey

Wednesday, February 16  

Special Guest Dr. Eden Hennessey will speak to us about the following topic:

Inclusive Science: Data-Based Discussions on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Canada

Eden Hennessey (she/her) is a Social Psychologist who researches and mobilizes knowledge related to diversity promotion and discrimination reduction. Dr. Hennessey advocates for equity and inclusion on university campuses and combines arts with data to impact world-wide audiences. She is deeply committed to her work as the Manager of the Centre for Student Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (CSEDI) at Wilfrid Laurier University and as the Research and Programs Director of the Laurier Centre for Women in Science (WinS).

Abstract: What does the data say about inclusive science? In this interactive session, attendees will learn about research on inclusive scientific practices in the Canadian context, highlighting evidence-based actions to increase equity and inclusion in scientific fields. Attendees are invited to ask questions and engage with scholarship in an informal discussion with the goal of imparting effective and relevant strategies that can be enacted in classrooms, labs, and industry.

Supplemental materials can be accessed through the indico timetable
(please click on the attachment/paperclip symbol of the session in the timetable to access)

  1. Barrows et al.,  Inclusive conference paper on wise practices.
  2. One of Eden's papers on Photo-Research exhibits for those who wish to know more about this methodology and impact. 

Below is a also very recent (Feb 14th 2022) lecture on EDI in Physics organized by CAP which includes new results from the latest CAP EDI survey - highly related content for you to explore!