The University of Oxford is committed to providing an accessible web presence that gives members of the public and members of the University community full access to University information, courses and activities offered publicly through the web. Our Equality Policy outlines our commitment to a cult
This accessibility statement applies to www.measuringcompassion.com – a project website from the MYRIAD research team, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford.
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 200% 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 made 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:
- Not all images have a meaningful text alternative
- Some links that open different websites in new tabs or windows are not marked visually
- When CSS styling is removed from some pages, the content may not be in logical order
- Older PDF documents are not fully accessible to screen reader software – CHECK
We are working to address areas where our accessibility needs improvement.
FEEDBACK AND CONTACT INFORMATION
If you need information on this website in a different format, please contact the Department of Psychiatry:
You can email us at @psych.ox.ac.uk or write to us at: IS IT WORTH ME SETTING UP EMAIL FOR THIS?
Department of Psychiatry
University of Oxford
We will consider your request and get back to you within 28 days.
OTHER ACCESSIBILITY RESOURCES
If you’d like more information about accessibility and resources for students, staff and visitors in Oxford more generally, please visit our Equality and Diversity pages.
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 a complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).
TECHNICAL INFORMATION ABOUT THIS WEBSITE’S ACCESSIBILITY
The Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.
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 features in the Haiku Content Management System (CMS), which is used to create this website, for accessibility before they are made available
- 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 17th March 2021.
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 Gov.uk’s WCAG 2.1 Primer Checklist.
- Viewed without style sheets
- Viewed on a small screen
- Checked using the WebAim’s Web Accessibility Evaluation Tool