A collaboration between UW bioengineering faculty and their peers from several institutions has yielded a comprehensive roadmap for enhancing diversity in faculty hiring. This initiative addresses the underrepresentation of certain groups in academia, advocating for inclusivity.

The team, including co-authors Patrick Boyle, UW assistant professor in bioengineering and Kelly Stevens, UW associate professor of bioengineering and of laboratory medicine and pathology, published a hiring toolkit August 14 in Nature Biomedical Engineering. This toolkit equips academic departments with adaptable strategies to promote diversity tailored to specific disciplines.

Read more about the researchers’ work in the UW News full article.