DISCIT - NEW PROJECT ON MAKING PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES FULL CITIZENS:
EDF is happy to announce the launch of DISCIT research project. DISCIT will last for 3 years and it aims to produce new knowledge enabling the European Union and the EU countries to achieve full and effective participation of persons with disabilities in society and the economy.
EDF BRINGS DISABILITY IN THE HORIZON (2020)
20 September 2012 /// Running from 2014 to 2020 with an 80 Euro billion budget, the legislative proposal Horizon 2020 for research and innovation is expected to create new growth and jobs in Europe. Horizon 2020 will decide the orientation of European research and allocation of funding for the next 7 years of the decade. Read the latest EDF position and proposals for amendments on Horizon 2020.
TOWARDS AN AGENDA FOR DISABILITY RESEARCH IN EUROPE: LEARNING FORM DISABLED PEOPLE'S ORGANISATIONS:
The disability movement and the academics are working together towards an agenda for disability research in Europe. An article has just been published based on the successful EuRADE project. Download the paper and read about how academics are learning from disabled people's organisations and vice-versa.
EuRADE policy statement
EuRADE policy statement:
FIGHT DISCRIMINATION in European research
MAINSTREAM disability in European research
INTEGRATE persons with disabilities in European Research
FOSTER DISABILITY EQUALITY in European research
European 7th Research Framework Programme's (FP7) Programme review
Finalized review of selected European Research Work Programmes
EuRADE Briefing Seminar - January 21st 2009, Brussels, Belgium
Presentation of the principal findings and recommendations arising from the consultation with European Disabled Peoples' Organisations about their interest for research participation, their research experiences and priorities, and their needs for future research
10th Nordic Network on Disability Research Conference - April 2-3d 2009, Nyborg, Denmark
Conference on Challenging Positions in Disability Research- normativity, knowledge and praxis