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A new partnership with the UN World Food Programme

The research collaboration between Trinity and WFP is being led by Dr Caroline Jagoe, Assistant Professor in Clinical Speech and Language Studies, with Research Fellow, Claire O’Reilly, who is an experienced humanitarian with a background in physiotherapy. The project seeks to develop an evidence base for the inclusion of persons with disabilities in WFP food and nutrition assistance programmes.

The partnership was launched today (3rd December) to mark International Day of Persons with Disabilities, with opening remarks from the Chancellor of the University, Dr Mary McAleese as well as the Deputy Director of WFP, Amir Abdullah.

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