Laura Doyle
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20202021

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Biography

Laura Doyle is a postgraduate research student and part time Assitant Lecturer in the Department of Social Care and Early Childhood in WIT.  In 2012, Laura graduated from the BA (Hons) in Applied Social Studies in Social Care in Waterford Institute of Technology.  In the years following her graduation, Laura worked as a Social Care Worker, Social Care Leader and Social Care Manager for close to 10 years in the disability social care sector.

Since 2019 Laura has been undertaking her own research project 'Moving Towards a Human Rights-Based Approach in Disability Services: An analysis of Social Care Workers skills and competencies' which explores how social policy manifests, or translates, into social care practice. Laura is currently a member of the Workers Advisory Group (WAG) of Social Care Ireland, the Society for Disability Studies and the Sociological Association of Ireland.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

External positions

Member, Social Care Ireland

Member, Society for Disability Studies

Member, Sociological Association Ireland

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