Equity & diversity

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) in the Biology Department  

The Biology Department is committed to upholding the values of equity, diversity, inclusion and human rights in our learning, teaching, and work environments. The Biology Department EDI committee works with the Chair to support these objectives in our department. 

All members of our Department are expected to familiarize themselves with UVic policies on:

Resources for Training and Education in EDI: 

Additional/External EDI Resources for Biologists: 

Project Diversify (https://projectbiodiversify.org/

Gender Inclusive Biology (https://www.genderinclusivebiology.com/)  

Contacts for On-Campus Support and Emergency Help are here:


Additional Campus Resources

Department of Biology EDI Committee 

Faculty members:
Julia Baum
David Punzalan

Staff members:

Postdoctoral fellow:

Graduate students:

Prathyusha Ravi

Undergraduate students:
Brittnie Spriel
Tannin Standing