Accessibility Statement

The Emerging Minds Network is hosted by the University of Oxford. We are committed to providing an accessible web presence that gives visitors to the website full access to the information, events and activities offered publicly through the web. The University of Oxford Equality Policy outlines our commitment to a culture which ‘maintains a working, learning and social environment in which the rights and dignity of all its staff and students are respected’.

This accessibility statement applies to the Emerging Minds Network, University of Oxford, School of Experimental Psychology website

Our Aims

This website is run by the Emerging Minds Network team. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:

  • change colours, contrast levels and fonts

  • zoom in up to 300% without the text spilling off the screen

  • navigate most of the website using just a keyboard

  • navigate most of the website using speech recognition software

  • listen to most of the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver)

We’ve also tried to make the website text as simple as possible to understand.

AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.

How accessible this website is

We are aware that some parts of our website are not fully accessible. These include:

  • Some audio content is not accompanied by audio description or text alternative

  • Some video content does not have fully synchronised captions

  • Some video content that contains visual information is not accompanied by audio description or text alternative

We are working to address areas where our accessibility needs improvement. Please see our Known issues page for more details.

Feedback and Contact Information

If you need information on this website in a different format, please contact Emerging Minds


Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, contact:

Communications Assistant

Emerging Minds Network

University of Oxford
Department of Experimental Psychology
Anna Watts Building
Radcliffe Observatory Quarter
Woodstock Road
Oxford OX2 6GG

Other accessibility resources

If you’d like more information about accessibility and resources for students, staff and visitors at the University of Oxford more generally, please visit our Equality and Diversity pages

Enforcement procedure

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the ‘accessibility regulations’). If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

The Emerging Minds Network is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliance and exemptions listed on our Known Issues page.

 What we’re doing to improve accessibility

We want to provide the best possible experience for all our website visitors. To achieve this we will:

  • Fix known issues

  • Check all new content for accessibility

  • Train all content editors on accessibility

  • Carry out periodic accessibility checks

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 23rd September 2020. It was last reviewed on 23rd September 2020.

This website was last tested in September 2020. The test was carried out by the the Emerging Minds Network  using a carefully chosen sample of pages and content types.

The pages were checked manually using a combination of the following methods:

  • Checked against WCAG 2.1 guidelines, with a focus on the items in the’s WCAG 2.1 Primer Checklist.  

  • Viewed without style sheets 

  • Viewed on a small screen 

  • Checked using the WebAim’s Web Accessibility Evaluation Too