In the first of our Sustainability Talks series, Dr. Rosie Gowran from the School of Allied Health chats to us about what sustainability means to her, and her work towards sustainable wheelchair provision as relevant to the whole of society.

“A sustainable community considers, and addresses, multiple human needs. A sustainable community provides equal opportunities for everyone, to contribute to decision making where they can feel free and safe to share their ideas and work collectively towards a more sustainable future for all.” Dr. Rosie Gowran, School of Allied Health, University of Limerick.

This year’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD), held on December 3rd 2022 focused on the theme: “Transformative solutions for inclusive development: the role of innovation in fuelling an accessible and equitable world”.

In line with International Day of Persons with Disabilities, 2022 RTE Brainstorm featured an article by Dr. Rosie Gowran on ‘Why getting the right wheelchair is so important. To learn more click here.

To learn more about the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, please click here.