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
Interdisciplinary PhD Positions at the University of Vienna, Austria: Empowerment through Human Rights
The University of Vienna announces the vacancy of 12 PhD positions for college assistants within the interdisciplinary doctoral college Empowerment through Human Rights.
EuRADE Extended Advisory Group Meeting- July 7-8th 2009, Leeds, UK
Extended advisory group meeting with EuRADE research project recipients
Dissemination Seminar Press Release
First Collaborative project for disability equality: academics and organisations on the way forward to success
EuRADE Dissemination Seminar - June 16th 2009, Brussels, Belgium
Seminar on the main results of the EuRADE project
Symposium on the legal capacity of persons with disabilities - June 4th 2009, Brussels, Belgium
Symposium organised in the light of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)
Disability equality research is in the general interest of all - MEP Catherine Trautmann
A discussion around disability equality research at a briefing seminar on the Consultation Survey "European Research Agendas for Disability Equality":
European Parliament and European Commission representatives, disability related academic and research communities, Disabled People Organisations and further relevant stakeholders gathered from around 15 European countries
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
EuRADE Research Summer School - July 21-25 2008, Leeds, UK
A week-long research summer school held in Leeds - involving representatives of Disabled Persons' Organisations (DPOs) and researchers from 15 European countries - aiming at sharing research knowledge and at building DPOs' capacity to participate in research.