News tagged with social exclusion

Making the internet accessible to everyone

The ways in which we access the internet are expanding, placing hurdles in the way of those with sensory impairments as they try to get the most out of their online experience. The EU's CLOUD4ALL project ...

dateJan 16, 2015 in Internet
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A personalised robot companion for older people

A highly customisable robot companion designed by EU-funded researchers to offer support to older people is currently being presented across Europe and could find its way into people's homes within two or ...

dateAug 19, 2013 in Robotics
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Measuring poverty

May 2010 saw the launch of the largest-ever research project on Poverty and Social Exclusion in the UK. Professor David Gordon, Director of the Townsend Centre for International Poverty Research, describes the scope and background ...

dateNov 29, 2010 in Social Sciences
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Back to work policies need gender awareness

UK programmes designed to help the unemployed get back to work and support young parents are losing impact because they are not designed with the participants' gender in mind. Men as well as women can lose out as a result ...

dateFeb 03, 2010 in Social Sciences
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