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Formal Investigation into Web-site Accessibility

Staff and funding

Principal investigator: Prof Helen Petrie, Dr Panayiotis Zaphiris, Fraser Hamilton

Research staff: Terry Hoi-Yan Ma, Neil King, Kulvinder Gill

Total funding: £95,000

Funding source: DRC

Duration: June 2003


We completed the most comprehensive review of website accessibility ever undertaken. We selected 1000 websites and evaluated them against the Web Accessibility Initiative Guidelines. 100 sites were then evaluated by a panel on 50 disabled users.

Final Report

Download the report in PDF format.