23 November 2023
13:00 UK / 08:00 EST
Disability Innovation Lectures: Meeting Peoples’ Primary Needs Now and in the Future
[This event is now compete - please find the event recording at the bottom of this page]
Throughout this Disability Innovation Lecture Series by the Global Disability Innovation Hub, you will hear from leading global experts and thinkers as they share unique insights into their fields of expertise. From research to success stories, challenges to breakthroughs - we'll see behind the research and find out what comes next.
About the lecture: Meeting Peoples’ Primary Needs Now and in the Future
Join Dr Rosie Gowran as she shares her wealth of expertise across assistive technology delivery, system strengthening and health implementation science. Through her work Rosie adopts a Human Security approach to support people with disabilities, particularly people who use wheelchairs, to address service system challenges and erosion of personhood.
This talk will also discuss how working
collectively and sharing and understanding perspectives, we can create
sustainable health and social care infrastructures.
Dr Rosie Gowran
About the speaker
Rosie is an Implementation Scientist, and Human Rights Activist, adopting a Human Security approach to support people with disabilities, particularly people who use wheelchairs, to address service system challenges and erosion of personhood.
Building Sustainable Communities of Practice in Health and Social Care is the overarching theme driving her research and education philosophy, advocating for appropriate person-centred service provision as a responsibility of the whole community.
Developing the Sustainable Community of Practice (SCOP) model, Rosie utilises participatory, stakeholder-centred mixed methodologies, to develop sustainable and impactful service provision policy appropriate to meet peoples’ primary needs across the life course.
Rosie is an honorary professor at the Global Disability Innovation (GDI) Hub, University College London and holds a visiting position at the Assisting Living and Learning (ALL) Institute, Maynooth University, Ireland.
Rosie is working with GDI Hub on a local systems strengthening project in Nepal, in partnership with Kathmandu University.