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Ms Angharad Butler-Rees BA

Senior Research Assistant

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Angharad Butler-Rees is a Senior Research Assistant within the Education School at the University of Southampton. Angharad joined the department in November 2019 and is working alongside Dr Sarah Lewthwaite (Principal Investigator) on the “Teaching Accessibility in the Digital Skill Set” study. Angharad is based in the Centre for Research in Inclusion and her research interests centre on digital accessibility and social inclusion.

Angharad has a longstanding interest in disability issues, having worked for Leonard Cheshire Disability and UCAN Productions (a creative arts co-operative for blind and partially sighted young people). Angharad’s interest in digital accessibility has been driven by her previous research in developing Apps for blind and visually impaired people.

Angharad is also in the final stages of completing her PhD in the Department of Geography and Environmental Sciences at the University of Southampton. Her doctoral research explores the lives of individuals involved in disability activism at a time of austerity. Through her research she has sought to uncover the roots, spaces and experiences of individuals’ advocacy.

Research interests

  • Accessibility
  • Social and Digital Inclusion
  • Inclusive and Participatory Research Methods
  • Critical Disability Studies
  • Crip Theory
  • The Disabled People’s Movement
  • Disability Welfare at a time of Austerity

Research group

Centre for Research in Inclusion

Research project(s)

Teaching Accessibility in the Digital Skill Set

Ms Angharad Butler-Rees
Southampton Education School University of Southampton Building 32 Southampton SO17 1BJ United Kingdom

Room Number: 32/2089

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