Lakehead's EDI in Research Speaker Series: "Excellence in Research: Building the Toolkit!"

Event Date: 
Friday, October 21, 2022 - 11:30am to 1:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Online event

Please join us for Lakehead's first EDI in Research Speaker Series!

Presented by the Office of Research Services, this multi-part speaker series aims to initiate conversations to enhance a more inclusive research environment at Lakehead University.

For our first event, we are extremely excited to welcome Dr. Imogen Coe to speak to us about Inclusive Excellence in Research: Building the Toolkit!

Photo of Dr. Imogen R. Coe, professor of Chemistry and Biology and the founding Dean of the Faculty of Science at Toronto Metropolitan UniversityDr. Imogen R. Coe is a professor of Chemistry and Biology and the founding Dean of the Faculty of Science at Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly known as Ryerson University). She is also an affiliate scientist at St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, where her research group studies drug transporters. In addition, Dr. Coe is one of Canada's leading advocates for organizational change towards inclusive excellence in research, particularly in science and medicine. She runs a consulting company providing advice and training on inclusive excellence and has advised federal and national funding agencies on how to integrate equity, diversity and inclusion principles into diverse research cultures. She was recently appointed as the inaugural Scholar-in-Residence at NSERC. She has published in diverse venues, such as The Lancet and the Globe and Mail, a range of articles on the importance of inclusive excellence in science, the need for inclusive leadership in research and the expectation of intentional policy around EDI-infused institutional cultures. She is a highly regarded speaker and panelist and has received numerous awards for her advocacy work.

Free for all to attend, we invite faculty members, academic leaders, students, staff and community members to join our conversation.

Dates for subsequent EDI in Research Speaker Series events will be published at a later date.

Advance registration is required.  Please click here to register.

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