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Accessibility Statement

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The purpose of this website is to provide information, resources and support on The Ideas Fund grants programme run by the British Science Association and funded by Wellcome, which enables the UK public to develop and try out ideas that address problems related to mental wellbeing

This web platform is run by the British Science Association, who are committed to making their website as accessible as possible for persons with visual, hearing, cognitive and motor impairments.

The users are 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

● navigate the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver)

We have also made the website text as simple as possible to understand. My Computer My Way has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.

How accessible the website is

The website has been created to be WCAG 2.1 guidelines compliant

Feedback and contact information

If you need information on this website in an alternative format, such as accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille, please contact us by using this data:

● email:

We will get back to you in 10 working days.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We are always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems or think we are not meeting accessibility requirements, please contact:

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 British Science Association is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 27 January 2021