10:00 Student Panel: The National Disabled Postgraduate Advisory Committee: Unifying the National Disabled Postgraduate Voice
Disabled postgraduate students are under-represented in HE in Ireland, comprising 2.8% of the postgraduate population (AHEAD, 2021). This panel discussion will explore the establishment of the group, the barriers that exist to postgraduate study, and the work of the group to date.
- Hear the lived experience of disabled postgraduates in HE.
- Understand the barriers that exist to postgraduate study for disabled students.
- Be introduced to a set of recommendations for developing a more inclusive postgraduate pathways for disabled students.
Dr Vivian Rath
National Disabled Postgraduate Advisory Committee
Dr Patricia McCarthy
Associate Research Fellow. Trinity College Dublin
Dublin City University
Dr Teresa Shiels
Trinity College Dublin / Dublin City University