- Presentation: Honouring our social obligations: Incorporating social accountability & responsibility throughout the research process by Dr. Tejal Patel, Neha Arora and Janelle Panday (Video | Slides)
- Book chapter: Potts, K. & Brown, L. (2015). Becoming an anti-oppressive researcher. In S Strega and L Brown, Research as resistance: Revisiting critical, Indigenous, and anti-oppressive approaches (2nd Ed.). pp. 255-286. Canadian Scholars’ Press, Toronto.
- For a copy of this book chapter, contact Neha Arora
Decolonizing research is a process of conducting research with Indigenous communities that places Indigenous voices and epistemologies in the center of the research process. There is no fixed path for decolonizing research methodologies, publications in the section provide a broad framework for decolonizing methodologies and research paradigms:
- Journal article: Held, M. B. (2019). Decolonizing research paradigms in the context of settler colonialism: An unsettling, mutual, and collaborative effort. International Journal of Qualitative Methods, 18, 1609406918821574.
- Journal article: Gerlach, A. (2018). Thinking and researching relationally: Enacting decolonizing methodologies with an indigenous early childhood program in Canada. International Journal of Qualitative Methods, 17(1), 1609406918776075.
- Presentation: Indigenous Ways of Knowing: How should we conduct research together? By Amy Montour (Video | Slides)
- Presentation: Research involving Indigenous Communities by Renee Corbiere
- Web article: Want to reach out to an Indigenous scholar? Awesome! But first, here are 10 things to consider by Jesse Popp (The Conversation)
- Journal article: Kandasamy, S., Jonathan, Y., Majid, U., Farrah, K., & Vanstone, M. (2021). Indigenous women’s experiences of cervical cancer screening: Incorporating Indigenous ways of knowing into a systematic review and meta-synthesis of qualitative research. Global Public Health, 1-14.
Equity, diversity and inclusion in research
- DFM resource: Inclusive Language Tip Sheet
- Journal article: Dunn, D. S., & Andrews, E. E. (2015). Person-first and identity-first language: Developing psychologists’ cultural competence using disability language. American Psychologist, 70(3), 255.*
- Journal article: Katz, A. S., Hardy, B. J., Firestone, M., Lofters, A., & Morton-Ninomiya, M. E. (2020). Vagueness, power and public health: use of ‘vulnerable ‘in public health literature. Critical Public Health, 30(5), 601-611.*
- Journal article: Simon, C., Brothers, S., Strichartz, K., Coulter, A., Voyles, N., Herdlein, A., & Vincent, L. (2021). We are the researched, the researchers, and the discounted: the experiences of drug user activists as researchers. International Journal of Drug Policy, 98, 103364.
*DFM faculty members can access full text articles from the McMaster Health Sciences Library using your MacID. To request your MacID, or if you’re having issues, please email Faculty Relations at email@example.com.