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Our final project report is now available for download as a .pdf. This report details the findings of the AHRC project entitled ‘Re-presenting para-sport bodies: Disability and the cultural legacy of the Paralympic Games’ and provides data and recommendations drawn from the first funded academic 
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Have a look at the full bodyparts story by clicking here.      
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Left: Dr Carla Filomena Silva representing PASCCAL at the 9th Lancaster Disability Studies conference, Centre for Disability Research, Lancaster University, 11 September 2018       Despite issues around sport being often seen as extravagant or secondary to disability advocates, activists and scholars — especially 
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Our research film will contain footage of Paralympic athletes as they train and go about their daily lives and discovering how media coverage affects them. The World Championships are an important event on an athlete’s calendar – falling between the Olympics, so we were very 
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Presenters from the UK and overseas came together at the ‘Different Bodies: (self)representation, Disability and the Media’ on the 23rd June to share ideas through research findings, current debates, artwork and biographical accounts of the impact of the media on attitudes and perceptions of the body. 
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Bournemouth University project team attended the Royal Television Society early evening event in April, Where Have All the Disabled People Gone? Read the highlights here.  
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