Hardiman Scholar, Deirdre Fitzgerald

Jun 18 2020 Posted: 15:00 IST

Deirdre has been offered, and has accepted, an NUIG Hardiman Research Scholarship which will enable her to commencea PhD from September 2020. She will be studying within the School of Children’s Studies, NUI Galway under the supervision of Dr Michal Molcho.

Her overarching research question is “how does/can the use of the concept of ‘vision for an ordinary life’ influence the discourse and decision-making processes in the life of a child with complex disabilities, across the domains of family life, education, and healthcare”.