An international team of researchers
Our programme of research brings together a team of disabled and non-disabled researchers from India, Singapore, Australia, Canada and the UK
Dan Goodley (University of Sheffield, UK) is the Principal Investigator of Disability Matters collaborating with an esteemed international group of disabled co-investigators:
- Anita Ghai and Sandeep Singh (Ambedkar University, India)
- Tanya Titchkosky (University of Toronto, Canada),
- Jackie Leach Scully (University of South Wales, Australia)
- Meng Ee Wong (National Institute of Education/Nanyang Technological University, Singapore).
We are supported by a Programme Manager Rhea Halsey who will support the team to delivery the programme objectives.
We will also be supported by an International Academics Group which will include world leading disabled researchers who will help support the aims and aspirations of Disability Matters. We will invite a number of colleagues to help govern the project, supported by three esteemed permanent members:
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