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2005-09-07 18:38:56

A team from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne has developed the world's first web-based resource aimed at supporting disabled research students through their courses. The resource was developed after research by the University found that many disabled postgraduate research students faced barriers which hindered progress and dampened confidence. The research also showed that supervisors and institutional staff could readily help remove or lessen the barriers, by putting more thought into...

Word of the Day
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.