Please circulate to those who may be interested.
Nancy E Hansen, PhD,
Interdisciplinary Master's Program,Disability Studies
Accessibility is not an optics issue or a choice it is a necessity
If you say I have special needs ... then just say the word disabled. Euphemisms only fuel ableism. Disability is not a dirty word. Haben Girma
True Inclusion moves at the speed of trust. Atif Choudhury
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Chapter 18: DisAppearing Disability: Disability MAiD Invisible, by Nancy Hansen
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Subject: [NADSN] Conference exploring equitable careers for disabled researchers
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The Open University is hosting a free and inclusive, online conference exploring equitable careers for researchers in academia on the 21.9.23.
In view of the current evidence suggesting many academics choose not to disclose their disabilities for a variety of reasons, delegates will be able to attend anonymously on the day if they choose to do so.
More information about the day and a link to reserve your place below.
Exploring Equitable Research Careers for Disabled Researchers* Online Conference hosted by the Open University on 21.9.23
Join The Open University on Thursday 21 September for a free online conference to discuss strategies for advancing equitable research careers for disabled researchers* . Join us for a day of learning sharing and networking. Our keynote speakers and panellists are experts in their fields and will share insights on disability research and advocacy. Our objective is to showcase best practice and explore the concept of creating a more inclusive and supportive research community with the goal of driving action with tangible outcomes. Connect with others who share your passion for equitable research careers, engage in stimulating discussions, and gather useful concepts. The conference will run from: 9:00am – 4:00pm.
*Noting that the term ‘disabled researchers’ is both contested and also multiple, covering researchers with D/disabilities, neurodivergencies (including autism and ADHD) and/or long-term health conditions.
We are committed to making this event accessible to all. If you have any accessibility needs, please let us know at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr Gráinne O'Connor
Faculty of Wellbeing, Education & Language Studies,
School of Health, Wellbeing and Social Care
The Open University
Mobile number: ++44 (0) 7443223109
Click here to register for our online conference on 21st September 2023
Exploring equitable research careers for Disabled Researchers*https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/exploring-equitable-research-careers-for-disabled-researchers-tickets-662861294977
Join the Open University's online conference exploring equitable research careers for disabled researchers on 21st September 2023.
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