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Brigit Mirfin-Veitch, BA, BA (Hons), PhD

Dr Brigit Mirfin-Veitch is the Director of the Donald Beasley Institute (DBI). The DBI is an independent charitable trust, which conducts research and education in the field of intellectual (learning) disability. As a sociologist Brigit has a strong interest in understanding the social lives of people with learning disability and is committed to initiating and achieving social change through research. Brigit has been involved in research on a wide range of topics including deinstutionalisation, physical health, mental health and wellbeing, parenting and the law, and has disseminated and published widely across those areas. She is particularly experienced in qualitative and inclusive research methodologies.