UCD Academic Centres

Rationale for Establishment of UCD Centre for Disability Studies

Rationale for Establishment
The Centre has achieved wide recognition as a source of programmes to meet the rising demand for postgraduate courses by practitioners, policy-makers and research students in the interdisciplinary area of disability studies. Furthermore the Centre has since its inception sought to translate research findings into widely accessible knowledge. Finally, the Centre hosts the first and only Chair in Disability Studies on the island of Ireland.