EDI Activities

Best Practice in Ethical Data Analysis

February 17, 2023

This workshop will showcase best practices in thoughtful and ethical handling of demographic data. A particular focus will be common questions that arise in the analysis of variables on race, ethnicity, sexuality, and disability. These include the challenges presented by small cell sizes, considerations of inequality in outcomes, and discussion of how statistical analyses can be used to raise questions about such inequities in society. The workshop will focus on methodological and applied concerns, giving attendees immediately useful and actionable advice.

A Celebration of Women in Analysis in Canada

March 8, 2022

This workshop, taking place on International Women’s Day, is designed as a celebration of the exceptional careers of four women analysts in the Canadian mathematical community.

Narrowing the Gap: Addressing Mathematical Inequity in Indigenous Education

June 21, 2021

Celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day, a day to honour Indigenous Peoples presence and history, with speaker Melania Alvarez (Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences) on the activities that UBC and SFU do with indigenous groups and discussing her work on mathematical education for First Nations communities in BC.

Women in Mathematics During the Time of COVID

March 8, 2021

On International Women’s Day, the CRM welcomes four outstanding women mathematicians who will present their recent work in the afternoon, followed by a trivia game and a discussion period.