Date: Wednesday 25th October 2006 – Venue: University of Sheffield
- Discussion: Documenting Disability: how does the ‘documentary’ format offer opportunities and challenges for the representation of disabled people/disability?
Date: Wednesday 22nd November 2006 – Venue: University of Sheffield
- Nicholas Cimini (University of Sheffield): Disability, Genetic Politics and Reproductive Technologies: Representations of the Past, Present and Future
- Workshop Follow-up Discussion: Into the Media
Date: Wednesday 6th December 2006 – Venue: University of Sheffield
- Bev Bennett (University of Sheffield) ~ Including people with aphasia in stroke research
- Tsitsi Chataika (University of Sheffield) ~ Part One: ‘Excellence Exchange Scheme’: Reflections on a Recent Academic Visit to Pennsylvania State University ~ Part Two: The Social Ecosystem Framework and the Inclusion of Disabled Students in Higher Education
Date: Wednesday 14th March 2007 – Venue: Sheffield Hallam University
- Nigel Cox (Sheffield Hallam University): A researcher’s reflection on disability, researcher identity and gaining access to the field of enquiry”
- Kristín Björnsdóttir (University of Iceland): Disablism in Disability Sports
Date: Wednesday 11th April 2007 – Venue: Sheffield Hallam University
- Manny Madriaga (Sheffield Hallam University): Experiences and identities of UK university students with Asperger Syndrome
- Caroline Palmer (University of Sheffield): Mainstreaming and Value Added: Why Oxfam strategically lost its disability programmes
Date: Wednesday 4th May 2007 – Venue: Sheffield Hallam University
- Diane Roberts (Keele University): Ways of Being Me: Reflections on a Working Lifecourse
- Irene Rose (University of Manchester): Researching Autobiography: Spectacularised Individuality or Community Voice?
Skills Training Workshops
For the 2006-2007 academic year the DRF (then based at the University of Sheffield) received funding from the Skills Training Development Grant (STDG) to deliver a series of workshops in disability research. Details of these are below.
Date: 1st November 2006 – Venue: University of Sheffield
- Into the Media: A Training Day for Multi-Disciplinary Disability Researchers – with Peter White (BBC’s Disability Affairs Correspondent) focusing on how to get your disability research into the media and how to avoid misrepresentation.
Date: 9th May 2007 – Venue: University of Sheffield
- Disability and Ethics: A Seminar Day – Keynote speaker Dr Jackie Leach Scully
Date: 18th April 2007 – Venue: University of Sheffield
- Seminar: Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities – Keynote speaker Kate McCleery (Foreign and Commonwealth Office)