The Environmental Change Institute (ECI) at the School of Geography and the Environment (SoGE), 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 our information, courses and activities offered publicly through the web in line with the University of Oxford's Rules for Oxford University Websites. All pages should validate as HTML 5 and use Cascading Style Sheets. These pages aim to meet Level-AA standard of WCAG 2.0.
- A description of every image is provided, either in the alt tag or on the page itself.
- We try to ensure that link text makes sense out of context and that it accurately describes the pages it points to. You can use the tab key on your keyboard (as well as your mouse) to move from consecutive link to link.
- We try to provide all official and authoritative content on this website in an accessible manner within the body of the website. However, you may occasionally need to use plug-in applications in order to access or download some files on this site. No official or authoritative information should be solely provided in this manner and alternative formats for information on this website may be available on request. If you have problems accessing any information please contact the ECI Webmaster.
- Some of the information on our website is provided in Portable Document Format (PDF) in order to be formatted for printing. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to read PDF files. Adobe Acrobat Reader can be downloaded free of charge from the Adobe website. Later versions of this software provide a number of features that improve access for users.
- Microsoft Excel documents may occasionally be used to provide formatted versions of spreadsheets and tabular information. You can view Excel documents with Microsoft's free Excel Viewer.
- Microsoft PowerPoint documents may occasionally be used to provide formatted versions of presentations. You can view PowerPoint documents with Microsoft's Powerpoint Viewer.
- Microsoft Word documents may occasionally be used to provide formatted versions of documents (e.g. application forms) that can be completed electronically. You can view Word documents with Microsoft's Word Viewer.
- Audio files are normally provided in MP3 or MP4 format (although some may be provided in other formats) or may be provided through an embedded player (e.g. AudioBoom). You may need an audio player to be able to listen to these files.
- Video files are normally provided in MP4 or m4v format (although some may be provided in other formats) or may be provided through an embedded player (e.g. YouTube / Vimeo). You may need a video player in order to watch these files.
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Changes to our accessibility
Any changes we may make to our accessiblity in the future will be posted on this page. This webpage was last updated: 22 October 2015.