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Centre for Disability Research (CeDR), Lancaster University, UK
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Welcome to the Centre for Disability Research
We are an active Centre for research and teaching on disability and disablism. Pride is taken in the impact of our research and scholarship on policy making and social practices in disability arenas – regionally, nationally and internationally.
Our core members and supporters bring a mix of disciplines, research
methods, and skills to the study of disability and disablism. Sociology,
psychology and social policy are our particular strengths. But we welcome
the ideas and projects brought by other disciplines, perspectives and
personal experiences: inclusion dedicated to enhancing the equality and
human rights of disabled people is our watchword.
CeDR makes our ideas and skills widely available – especially to:
We collaborate with Disability Studies groupings and individuals across the globe.
The research, consultancy and evaluation that we are currently involved in can be sampled by following the Research link.
If you are interested in opportunities to learn and study – at introductory or advanced levels – follow the Teaching and Learning link. There is a growing community of postgraduate researchers linked to CeDR. We will consider requests for training in service contexts.
CeDR hosts a biennial international disability studies conference. The next conference takes place 11-13 September 2012. More information is available on the conference website.
Prof. Carol Thomas is the current CeDR Director
Find out more about our core staff.
To subscribe to the CeDR mailing list please email firstname.lastname@example.org using the subject 'join cedr mailing list'. The mailing list will provide information about CeDR activities, news and events.
There are no events today, the next event will be:
9 September 2014, Lancaster Disability Studies Conference 2104
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