Dr Jody Mellor
DRILL Programme Officer
Jody is responsible for the National Lottery funded DRILL (Disability Research on Independent Living and Learning) Programme http://www.drilluk.org.uk/. DRILL is the world’s first major research programme led by disabled people. Jody’s role involves research development and support in Wales and the UK, and she is secretariat of the DRILL Ethics Committee. Jody works part-time, usually Tuesday, Wednesday and Fridays.
Previously, Jody was a researcher at the universities of Cardiff, Bristol and Sheffield, where she worked on various projects relating to social class, religion and gender. Recently, Jody has helped to set up and raise funds for a carers’ choir in Swansea.