Welcome to the Disability Access and Inclusion Fund: Showcase 2023!
Convenors Professor Bronwyn Hemsley and Professor Simon Darcy and the 2023 awardees will be sharing their Disability Access and Inclusion funding project experiences and outcomes so far with you. We’ll also be joined by Professor Kate McGrath, the sponsor of this UTS funding opportunity.
Come and join us, meet the awardees, and explore how your research can become more inclusive through applying for Disability Access and Inclusion funding in 2024.
The provisional program is:
Special guest: Professor Kate McGrath will speak about the purpose of the Disability Access and Inclusion Fund and how this ties in with the UTS strategy of being more inclusive and supporting inclusive research projects.
Mini-talks: Grant recipients will share their projects' inclusive practices, outcomes, impact so far, and future directions. Their presentations will help grant applicants in 2024 see the wide range of possibilities that this fund can support.
Dr Kirsty Young (School of International Studies and Education). Children’s and parents’ panel for inclusive research at UTS: co-design of a terms of reference.
Dr Linda Steele (Faculty of Law; 2023 recipient of the NSW Women Lawyers Achievement Award for Legal Academic of the Year). Easy read disability social justice research; developing a national research agenda on remembering disability institutions; engaging the community in the disability human right to work
Dr Erin Turbitt (Genetic Counselling, Faculty of Health). Enabling consumers with lived experience to be co-researchers on an MRFF grant application
Fiona Given (Lawyer, Research Associate Faculty of Heath). Inclusive research translation platforms for people with communication disability in healthcare interactions.
Prof Bronwyn Hemsley (Speech Pathology, Faculty of Health) with Peter Simpson: The appearance of assistive technology in the reports of the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability: An inclusive research agenda.
Dr Doris Li (Faculty of Design, Architecture, and Building). Graduated compression stockings to prevent deep vein thrombosis: problems with the existing compression stockings' design regarding fit, comfort, function, and aesthetics.
Prof Simon Darcy (The Business School). Building a research panel at UTS: listening to the voices of adults with disability.