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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.

For more information about our exciting new seminar series, please click here.

Seminar Resources

On this page you can download PowerPoint presentations given as part of the UCL Global Disability Research Group Seminar Series - a series of monthly seminars focusing on cross-disciplinary global disability research.
Readers are welcome to download and use these presentations free of charge, but we do ask that they be referenced if any material is cited or copied from them.

8th December 2011: Poverty and Disability: A Critical Review of the Literature in Low and Middle-income Countries

Poverty and Disability: A Critical Review of the Literature in Low and Middle-income Countries - Dr Maria Kett, Assistant Director, Leonard Cheshire Disability and Inclusive Development Centre, UCL
Download [708kb]

2nd June 2011: Do what you want: Making access accessible

Do what you want: Making access accessible - Professor Nick Tyler, Accessibility Research Group, UCL
Download [3,163kb]

5th May 2011: Disability and Poverty in Developing Countries: a snapshot from the World Health Survey

Disability and Poverty in Developing Countries: a snapshot from the World Health Survey - Dr Sophie Mitra, Department of Economics, Fordham University
Link to the World Health Survey Discussion Paper

14th April 2011: Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Low-Income Countries: Access for all?

Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH): Improving Access for All - Hazel Jones, WEDC, Loughborough University
Download [3,932kb]

Inclusive WASH Experience from WaterAid: What we have learned - Louisa Gosling, WaterAid
Download [658kb]

3rd March 2011: 'Disability to the Rescue?!' Strengthening Human Rights and Health Systems in Africa.

'Disability to the Rescue?!' Strengthening Human Rights and Health Systems in Africa - Dr Mac MacLachlan, Centre for Global Health and School of Psychology, Trinity College, Dublin
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11th October 2010: The Future of Global Disability Research

'The Future of Global Disability Research' - Dr Tom Shakespeare, World Health Organization
Download [3,500kb]

'NGO Perspective on Global Disability Research' - Sunanda Mavillapalli, Leonard Cheshire Disability
Download [200kb]

'Disability Research in a Developing Country' - Dr Naila Z. Khan, Bangladesh Institute of Child Health, Dhaka Shishu Children’s Hospital
Download [4,250kb]

'The Future of Global Disability Research' - Michele Moore, Editor, Disability & Society
Download [163kb]

'What are the gaps in disability research? NGO perspectives...' - Diane Mulligan, Programme Development Adviser.
Download [1,281kb]

18th March 2010: Disability and Poverty - A Perspective from the World Bank

'Exploring the Relationship between Disability and Poverty' - Daniel Mont, Senior Poverty Specialist, The World Bank
Download [112kb]

11th February 2010: Humanitarian Disaster Relief: Disability and the new Sphere Guidelines

'Humanitarian Disaster Relief: Disability and the new Sphere guidelines' - Dr Maria Kett, Leonard Cheshire Disability and Inclusive Development Centre, UCL.
Download [2,662kb]

'Beyond Standards: what Sphere can't do for disability in disasters' - Dr John Twigg, Department of Civil, Environmental and Geometric Engineering, UCL.
Download [113kb]

'HEA Responses: what happens to disabled people when disaster strikes?' - Jazz Shaban - World Vision
Download [410kb]

10th June 2009: 'Don't see disability without ability'

Listening to the voices of adolescents with disabilities in South India – Gayatri Kembhavi, Institute of Child Health, UCL.
Download [467kb]

20th May 2009:

‘Barriers to Including Disabled People in the Disability Policy-Making Process’ - Dr Raymond Lang, Leonard Cheshire Disability & Inclusive Development Centre, UCL.
Download [108kb]

21st January 2009: 'Reconstructing development and disability'

The challenges and opportunities raised by focusing on the social inclusion of disabled people in development programming' - Lorraine Wapling, Disability and Development Specialist.
Download [1369kb]

For more information about the UCL Global Disability Research Group, or to join our mailing list, please email ellie.cole@ucl.ac.uk.