Accessibility statement for New Directions in the Anthropology of Christianity
This website is run by New Directions in the Anthropology of Christianity at the University of Edinburgh. 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 know some parts of this website are not fully accessible:
- The Twitter widget text has insufficient colour contrast.
What to do if you cannot access parts of this website
If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille:
- email: Naomi.Haynes@ed.ac.uk
We’ll consider your request and get back to you in 28 days.
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: 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:
- email: Naomi.Haynes@ed.ac.uk
- phone: +44 (0)1316 504052
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 University of Edinburgh is committed to making its websites 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-compliances listed below.
Non accessible content
Non compliance with the accessibility regulations
- Some elements of the embedded Twitter widget have insufficient colour contrast. These colours cannot be changed as they are part of the University of Edinburgh Twitter Widget design. This fails WCAG 2.1 success criterion 1.4.3 (contrast (minimum)).
- The image displayed in the Twitter widget has no alt text. This cannot be changed as it is part of the University of Edinburgh Twitter Widget design. This fails WCAG 2.1 success criterion 1.1 (Text alternatives).
How we tested this website
This website was last tested on 18 May 2020. The test was carried out by the Digital Innovation Team for the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at The University of Edinburgh.
We used automated on-page accessibility tools (Axe and ARC Toolkit) to test a small selection of pages that would test the range of templates used on the site. We tested:
- the home page
- a top level page
- a sub-section page
What we’re doing to improve accessibility
We have a process of continual improvement for assessing and fixing issues, including accessibility. This statement was prepared on 18 May 2020.