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Affording food – a new study by King’s College London

National

Closing date: 30th June

Some Disabled people face barriers to accessing and/or affording food which can result in food insecurity. Has this been your experience or this not been a problem for you?

This study aims to understand more about experiences of accessing food among Disabled people, including factors that hinder and help.

They are looking for:

They are looking to interview people aged 18-65 with a range of disabilities (as defined by the UK Equalities Act).

More information:

This qualitative study, led by a Disabled researcher, is part of an Economic and Social Research Council-funded PhD project that is exploring food (in)security among Disabled people. Participants will be asked to keep a food diary during the week leading up to the interview and will be compensated for time given to the study. Participants will also be offered the opportunity to take part in a focus group to discuss interview findings, with a focus what would help food security among disabled people in future, and consider how to share findings from the study.

Disability Rights UK supports this research.

How to Apply

Mia is the researcher on this project, who is disabled herself, and she would be delighted to hear from you at mia.hadfield-spoor@kcl.ac.uk , 0207 848 4302 / 07519534057.

Involvement Payment Details

Participants will be compensated for time given to the study