D&I Education and Social Safety

Resources & Inspiration

Are you looking for resources or/and inspiration regarding diversity and inclusivity? This is the page for you!

Below you can find a variety of information, from reports to books, to films that explain D&I topics either in an intersectional or in a specific way.

Have you got a resource that we've missed? Then please email us your resource(s) and we will add them to our list.

D&I Collection UM Library

 Check out this recently purchased e-books package on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion by the university library!

Tools for Inclusive Research

Gender terms; Inclusive language
Gender Inclusive Language Guide by the D&I office

Anti-racist Glossary by MP Associates, Center for Assessment and Policy Development, and World Trust Educational Services

Anti-racism; Language

Citation: Anti-racist Glossary by MP Associates, Center for Assessment and Policy Development, and World Trust Educational Services, October 2021

Medium: Glossary

Universally agreed upon language on issues relating to racism is nonexistent. Even the most frequently used words in any discussion on race can easily cause confusion, which leads to controversy and hostility. It is essential to achieve some degree of shared understanding, particularly when using the most common terms. This glossary provides definitions of commonly used words in discussions about race.

 Download here

 Anti-racist Language

Incomplete stijlgids van Women Inc. [in Dutch]  

Inclusieve taal

Medium: Stijlgids

Met deze incomplete stijlgids laat WOMEN Inc. zien hoe (beeld)taal gendergelijkwaardig en inclusief kan zijn. Het is belangrijk om te onthouden dat dit een ‘levend document’ is dat continu aan verandering onderhevig is. Medewerkers en gebruikers worden niet geacht de stijlgids als een wetboek te volgen, maar deze eerder als wegwijzer te gebruiken om op een biasbewuste manier te communiceren.

 Download hier 

inclusieve taal

Cite Black Women Collective (2017)

Inclusive research

Main idea: motivate everyone, but particularly academics, to critically reflect on their everyday practices of citation and start to consciously question how they can incorporate black women into the CORE of their work.

 Access here

 Inclusive research


Check out here

Blog over Datacollectie & Diversiteit, kleurenbewust meten van ECHO [in Dutch]

Educatief; Reflectieve Tool (in organisatorische context)

Medium: Artikel

Geeft 5 overwegingen mee om diversiteit binnen organisatie te kunnen meten buiten de terminologie “westers” en “niet-westers”.

 Lees meer

 Educatief; Reflectieve Tool (in organisatorische context); Diversiteit gegevensverzameling

Inclusive Policy-related resources

Scientific Sabotage
Report Harassment in Dutch Academia By Dutch Network of Women Professors (LNVH) Published 6 May 2019

UNU-MERIT "Black Voices Matter" Series By Young African Thought-Leaders

Racism; Non-violent Approaches

Inspired by the 'Black Lives Matter' movement, this new series is the product of an international team from UNU-MERIT that first came together in the summer of 2020. It aims to provide a substantial and accessible platform in the fight against racism. articulated by young African throughout-leaders who put a premium on robust debate and other non-violent approaches. #blacklivesmatter #whiteforblack

 Read here

 Racism; Non-violent Approaches

Association of Black Anthropologists (1970)


ABA’s objective is to analyse and critique social science theories that misrepresent the reality of exploited groups while at the same time construct more adequate theories to interpret the dynamics of oppression.

 check out the website

 Inclusive research; Decolonizing

Inclusive Vacancy Text Guide

Inclusive recruitment

The recruitment and selection process consists of many steps and the job posting is only one of them. With this guide, we aim to lend a hand in improving vacancy texts so that more people are attracted to UM as an employer and consider applying.

 Download here  

 inclusive recruitment

Six Ways To Get A Grip by Calling- Out Racism and Enacting Allyship in Medical Education

Medical Bias

Canadian Medical Education Journal Article: Six Ways To Get A Grip by Calling- Out Racism and Enacting Allyship in Medical Education Sonnenberg et al. Published on 15 May 2021

Medium: Academic Paper

Topic: This recently published paper on calling out racism and enacting allyship in medical education. It is an easy read with six practical hand-on tips on how to promote equity and allyship; Be, Know, Feel, Do, Promote and Act.

 Read here

 Medical Bias, Discrimination, Racism


Coming soon, you will find our new D&I Blog on this section of the page.

Would you like to submit an article for us to publish? Then please email us your piece, preferably in English and Dutch, alongside an illustration.