Research Matters – C2ER/LMI Institute March 31, 2022



March 31, 2022


Equity in Focus: The C.U.R.E. to Inclusion, Starts with U


Last week C2ER hosted Ruth Rathblott as she presented her CURE model for expanding diversity by focusing on inclusion and belonging. With equity as one of the tracks at the upcoming C2ER/LMI Institute Annual Conference we wanted to share this presentation with our network.

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Applicants should submit their nomination by Friday, April 8, 2022


All C2ER and LMI Institute members are eligible. Eligible projects are those in which the nominated organization plays a coordinating role or in which their research is an integral component of the project or activity. Ongoing programs or projects started within the last 24 months are eligible

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