"We know so much, yet so little, about the brain, and I was fascinated by the prospect of uncovering some of the greatest mysteries of the human condition."
he recent discovery of the remains of 215 Indigenous children who attended a residential school in Kamloops, B.C. has sparked renewed calls from faculty and students to remove Ryerson's statue and change the name of the university.
Hip-hop can be used in science classes to help students gain an interest in STEM.
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While the report provides some insight into corporate inclusivity, the LGBTQ+ community isn't a monolith. Dividing the workforce into two broad categories (LGBTQ+ vs. non) provides some preliminary data, but that isn't enough information for employees (or employers) to get a clear picture of the exact discriminatory systems at play in a given organization.
On Tuesday, global business collective The Valuable 500 (Valuable) announced reaching its goal of having 500 international businesses commit to greater disability inclusion, Valuable announced in a press release.
One of the largest disparities between Black employees and other employees was found in Registered Nursing roles.
Toxic workplaces and abusive bosses can make our lives miserable and seriously erode our physical and mental well-being. As we return to the office following the COVID-19 pandemic, time may be up for bad bosses.
Ableist assumptions that everyone can abide by social and physical distancing mandates, or that health and support services can be put on hold without any consequences, create dangerous situations for disabled people.
While people with certain disabilities are already at higher risk for severe COVID-19, that risk is increased by elements within the health-care system.
EDITOR'S NOTE: May 10-16 is National Nursing Week in Canada, an initiative created to celebrate the countless contributions nurses make to improve the well-being...
The study's authors are appealing to readers to examine not only how we treat one another, but to consider how exclusionary practices damage the natural world.
Analysis of more than 117,000 clinical studies that took place in the U.S., Europe, Asia, and "other regions" between April and October 2020 finds study completion rates dropped between 13 per cent and 23 per cent globally when compared to the same period the previous year.
While the suggestions are a step towards equality, race and non-binary identities do not appear to be accounted for, suggesting the new approach may not address all the disparities some underrepresented doctors face.
Unconscious bias can be harmful — especially when it goes unchecked. We are seeing increasing evidence of that happening in AI.
Chicago-based custom software consultancy firm Tandem has made its salary bands public "as a part of its ongoing efforts to improve equity within the technology industry," the company said in a March 10 announcement.
Not surprisingly, success leads to more success.
U.S. students are dropping out of college or failing to enroll entirely, with Black and Hispanic students from low-income communities among the hardest hit demographic, according to a recent report.
Ministries of education need to embed ongoing anti-racist training into their teacher education programs. Short-term anti-bias training has little impact.
The Mars 2020 Perseverance team represents a diverse team of scientists and engineers from a wide range of disciplines -- encompassing everything from geology, to planetary science, to computer programming, to robotics.
Meet Caleb Anderson, a 12-year-old accepted into Georgia Tech with plans to study aerospace engineering
Caleb hopes to be the first person to visit Mars.
"In addition to being the most powerful planetary radar on the planet and a uniquely versatile science instrument, the Arecibo Observatory is a very important institution of Puerto Rican science, society, and culture."