UCL Futures Grant
The UCL Global Disability Research Group have been awarded funding from UCL Futures to hold a four part seminar series followed by a one day conference to be held in April 2010.
Who Are We?
Centre for International Health and Development
Mel Adams PhD
Research Interests: disability; health and nutrition; access to health care; service development & strategy with a special focus on education and training.
Gayatri Kembhavi PhD
Research Interests: participation and inclusion of children and adolescents with disabilities; participatory research with children with disabilities.
Mary Wickenden PhD
Research Interests: cultural aspects of disability, particularly children and families; training issues and the development of community-based rehabilitation (CBR) as a model of service provision.
Professor Sheila Wirz PhD
Research Interests: training for all levels of staff to improve community inclusion for persons with disabilities; low-cost screening at community level to identify inclusion needs; appropriate indicators for inclusion.
Leonard Cheshire Disability and Inclusive Development Centre
Professor Nora Groce PhD
Research Interests: cross-cultural disability issues; disability in global health and development.
Maria Kett PhD
Research Interests: disability in conflict and emergency situation; humanitarian policy and practice; global health and development.
Raymond Lang PhD
Research Interests: disability policy in developing countries; CBR; international development.
Jean-Francois Trani PhD
Research Interests: disability in areas of conflict, demographics and economic implications of disability in developing countries, access to health services.