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The Closing Disability Gaps at Work Conference, British Academy, 12th December 2016, London

Posted on 21 February 2017 by deepen

On 13.12.2016 we hosted the “Closing Disability Gaps at Work” conference at the British Academy in London, which bought together about 80 academics, disability rights activists, trade unionists, occupational health professionals and others interested in disability and employment At the conference we launched the report “Closing Disability Gaps at Work – Deficits in Evidence and
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Delegates at a conference

Closing Disability Gaps at Work Conference

Posted on 24 November 2016 by Hirst

The conference to be at! If your organisation works with or represents disabled people then you’ll know that the UK Government’s “Improving Lives – The Work, Health and Disability Green Paper” is of huge significance in determining future opportunities and support for disabled people in the workplace. The Cardiff University Research into Employment and Disability
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Portrait of Dr. Moira Dustin (previously of EDF)

Equality and Diversity Forum

Posted on 8 October 2016 by Hirst

The Equality and Diversity Forum (EDF) is a national network of organisations committed to equal opportunities, social justice, good community relations, respect for human rights and an end to discrimination based on age, disability, gender and gender identity, race, religion or belief, and sexual orientation. CURED were invited to attend a meeting of the EDF,
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A delegate speaks at TUC Disabled Workers Conference

Research Impact ripples

Posted on 8 October 2016 by Hirst

Through my involvement with CURED and the numerous fascinating discussions that have taken place with academics, consumers of research and practitioners, slowly connections start being made and new ways of getting messages out present themselves. I attended the TUC Disabled Workers’ Conference 2016, and unsurprisingly there was much discussion about barriers to employment and access
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Research Impact

Posted on 8 October 2016 by Hirst

The importance of research impact It quickly becomes apparent when talking to the academics involved in this project that the impact of research is of crucial importance. For the work of academics to be meaningful in a wider sense, one needs to try to track how research makes a real difference in influencing policy and
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Welcome

Posted on 8 October 2016 by Hirst

Welcome to CRED! Approximately 30% of the working age population report a disability or long standing illness. Yet the world of work is frequently not inclusive of the needs of disabled people. Despite anti-discrimination legislation and various Government interventions aimed at supporting disabled people into work and to retain their jobs, there are still huge
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