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KT-Equal

Principal researcher

Name: Ian Hosking

Contact details: imh29@cam.ac.uk

Website: www.equal.ac.uk

Project details

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Description: KT-EQUAL is a consortium of UK researchers dedicated to extending
quality life for older and disabled people.

We work to ensure that years of investment in high-quality research
translate into real benefits that have an impact on people's lives.

- We set out to show how ageing and disability research can make a
difference to people's lives.
- We bring together researchers, policymakers and service users to
focus on the issues that are important to older and disabled people.
- We influence regulations and good practice across a range of
industries -- including inclusive product design, rehabilitation, and
the built environment.
- We gather and share knowledge and expertise about people’s health
and wellbeing, independent living, self-management and quality of
life.
- We seek out the views and involvement of older and disabled people
and their advocates.

KT-EQUAL includes three research consortia funded by the Engineering
and Physical Sciences Research Council: SMART2, I'DGO TOO and
i~design.

Other organisations involved in this project

Last updated: 05/08/2010