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EQUAL: New horizons for ageing research

Lansley, P. (2006) EQUAL: New horizons for ageing research. Quality in Ageing and Older Adults, 7 (1). pp. 6-13. ISSN 1471-7794

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Abstract/Summary

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) extending quality of life (EQUAL) initiative, specifically supports interdisciplinary user-focused design, engineering and technology research concerned with enhancing the independence and quality of life of older and disabled people. This paper briefly describes a recent programme to encourage the adoption of a broader perspective on the lives and needs of older people that have been pursued by EPSRC through its extending quality life (EQUAL) initiative. EPSRC is the principle supporter design, engineering and technology research in UK universities. The paper illustrates the scope of EQUAL.

Item Type:Article
Refereed:Yes
Divisions:Faculty of Science > School of Construction Management and Engineering > Healthcare Infrastructure
ID Code:12202

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