The Disability Research Initiative often hosted seminars, workshops and events throughout the years.
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The future of disability research at the University of Melbourne and beyond
The team researching Choice, control and the NDIS hosted an interactive community forum at Simonds Stadium in Geelong on 28 February.
A DRI funded project that aims to promote social inclusion of young people (between 15-24 years) affected by mental health problems is well underway in the North Indian state of Uttarakhand.
Following the successful evening seminar event with Prof Jayashri Kulkarni and Ms Sue Armstrong on 2 November 2016, both campaigners for female-only mental health wards appeared on Women on the Line to speak about the issue which aired on Monday 7 November at 8:30am.
“What does empathy mean for you? What are the limitations of empathy?” These are some of the questions that were the focus of discussion during a workshop at The Dax Centre, held in November 2015.
Our second semester of the Disability Human Rights Clinic is drawing to a close, and what a semester it’s been!
Research and engagement highlights from the Disability Research Initiative.
Dr Anna Arstein-Kerslake, DRI Academic Convenor, is participating in the ENCORE Trainee program - a collaboration between The University of Melbourne and Indian Public Health Academics.
On Friday 29 April 2016, the DRI Academic Convenor, Dr Anna Arstein-Kerslake gave testimony at a hearing for the Australian Senate Community Affairs References Committee. The hearing was regarding the Senate Inquiry into the indefinite detention of people with cognitive and psychiatric impairment in Australia.
We are excited to announce the second round of seed funding from the Hallmark Disability Research Initiative!
The Protestant University of Applied Sciences Rhineland-Westphalia-Lippe and the Disability Research Initiative at the University of Melbourne hosted a public event on 14 January 2016 to highlight current research issues in the context of disability and human rights.
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