Objectivity is a belief that personal prejudices, preferences of the researcher do not contaminate the collection of or analysis of data.

Some researchers, however, believe that objectivity is impossible to achieve and therefore we must acknowledge and declare our biases to produce better research.

Do you think objectivity is achievable in the design work that you do?


Unlearning Oppression

Some everyday practices seem normal and go unquestioned but discriminate against minorities. Many well-intended people are unaware that their actions are oppressive. Oppression affects both the oppressed and the oppressors.

To unlearn oppression, we must acknowledge our everyday oppressive practices and engage in critical self-reflection with the aim of becoming actively anti-oppressive.

What will you do to unlearn oppressive behaviors?