About the author: Dr Simon Darcy
Professor & Co-Director Cosmopolitan Civil Societies Research Centre - UTS Business School, University of Technology Sydney
Simon Darcy specialises in developing inclusive organisational approaches for diversity groups. His research has spanned a variety of contexts including sport, tourism, events, volunteers, transport, the built environment and disability services. His research and industry collaboration on accessible tourism, volunteer management and the social impact of inclusion has been internationally recognised.
As the Paralympic Games get underway, many people viewing might not know how this multi-disability multi-sport mega event has evolved from one-man’s vision to use sport as a vehicle for rehabilitation to the international spectacle that it is today. Continue Reading A brief history of the Paralympic Games
Dr Simon Darcy from the University of Technology in Sydney is a long time advocate, academic and researcher—pioneering many invaluable projects and research in the sport, tourism and human rights for people with disability. In this episode we ask Simon ‘what now’ for Paralympic sport, following the huge success of the London Games. Continue Reading Beyond the Paralympics: Where to for disability sport in Australia?