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Disability Sub-Group

Page Updated: 19th July 2022


  • Assistant Professor Deirdre O'Connor (Chair), School of Agriculture and Food Science 

  • Associate Professor Clare Hayes-Brady (Vice Chair), School of English, Film and Drama

  • Eimear O'Reilly, (Project Manager Disability Subgroup), Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Unit, UCD

  • Associate Professor Christine Linehan, School of Psychology, UCD

  • David Delaney, Wellness and Community Projects, UCD

  • Assistant Professor Jeffrey Glennon, School of Medicine

  • Associate Professor Kathleen Frazer, School of Nurisng, Midwifery and Health Systems

  • Kylie McCardle, Disability Welfare Officer, Students Union 

  • Lorraine McHugh, Co-chair UCD Disability Staff Network, School of Computer Science

  • Professor Lizbeth Goodman, College of Engineering and Architecture

  • Nadia D'Alton, Director Strategic Programmes, UCD

  • Lisa Ryan, Data Analyst, School of Computer Science 

  • Professor Paul Devereux, School of Economics, UCD 

  • Sarah Carry, SIRC, Human Resources

  • Tina Lowe, Co-chair UCD Disability Staff Network, Access and Lifelong Learning, UCD


UCD Disability Subgroup and Agile will be holding a planning session November 15th to set priorities for the coming year. This is an opportunity for new members and existing members to come together to define objectives for the coming year. This session will consider national and UCD EDI Survey data related to disability to support the development of priorities. If you have research expertise and/or lived experience of disability and would like to contribute to the work of the Disability Subgroup, please complete the expression of interest by the 13th October.

Expression of Interest

Deadline: Friday, 13 October 2023

If you have research expertise and/or lived experience of disabilities and would like to contribute to the important work of the Disability Subgroup, please review the terms of reference document and complete the following expression of interest form and email to (opens in a new window)edi@ucd.ie by the 13th October. 

Download: Expression_of_Interest_Form_UCD_EDI_sub_groups

If you have any questions about the subgroup, please contact (opens in a new window)edi@ucd.ie  

Contact UCD Equality Diversity and Inclusion

University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.
E: edi@ucd.ie