University of Canterbury PhD candidate Oliver DSouza is currently conducting research on disability in New Zealand workplaces.

He is inviting HR/Operational Managers, with experience in hiring or managing disabled people, to participate in his PhD research project:

Researching Managers’ Perspectives of Reasonable Accommodation and  Disabilities

Participants Required for Interviews
Zoom Video calls - Approximately 45-60 minutes

Who are we looking for?
New Zealand Managers experienced with:

  • Managing or Hiring Disabled Employees, or
  • Planning, Developing or Implementing Reasonable Accommodation

As a token of our gratitude, a $20 gift voucher will be offered for your generosity, time and candour.

Keen to Participate?
For more information contact Oliver at

Reasonable Accommodation refers to Inclusive Employment Measures for Persons with Disabilities.

This study has been reviewed and approved by the University of Canterbury Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC 2022/123). All data collected via the interviews will be strictly confidential. Participants must be at least 18 years old to participate.