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Research Café 42 for International Day of People with Disabilities

Age suitable for: 18+

Date and Time (UK time):
03/12/2021 15:30-16:45
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Join us at the John Hansard Gallery for the 42nd Research Café event marking International Day of People with Disabilities, as part of UK Disability History Month, led by the University of Southampton Staff Disability Network.

With guest speakers from SPECTRUM Centre for Independent Living and the University of Southampton, the discussion will focus on areas including disabled people's advocacy, support provision, independence, sexuality and cultural representation.

Tea, coffee and biscuits will be provided.


* Ian Loynes, Chief Executive, SPECTRUM Centre for Independent Living
* Dr Andrew Power, Associate Professor of Human Geography, University of Southampton
* Dr Ronda Gowland-Pryde, Civic University lead, Public Engagement with Research unit and Vice-Chair of Staff Disability Network, University of Southampton

Chaired by Research Café organiser Dr Tony Curran

Due to limited capacity and to follow COVID-19 safety best practice, registration is required. To book your ticket in Eventbrite, please click on the event registration link.

COVID-19 safety requirements

There will be people from highly vulnerable groups attending this event, therefore we are applying a high level of safety precautions:
1. Proof of at least double vaccination will need to be shown on arrival
2. Attendees are asked to take a COVID-19 test in the 48 hours prior to the event and only attend if this is negative, AND they have no Covid-19 symptoms
3. Face masks are requested to be worn, especially when moving around the venue
4. Maintain social distancing and wash hands or use hand sanitiser provided

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