Disabled dons lobby DFEE for cash carrots

October 8, 1999

A group of disabled academics took their campaign for reform in higher education to the Department for Education and Employment this week. The group, led by Cedric Pugh of Sheffield Hallam University, is calling for a public inquiry by the secretary of state into discrimination in universities and colleges. They want the funding councils to set minimum targets for the recruitment of disabled people attached to cash carrots or financial penalties.

Please login or register to read this article.

Register to continue

Get a month's unlimited access to THE content online. Just register and complete your career summary.

Registration is free and only takes a moment. Once registered you can read a total of 3 articles each month, plus:

  • Sign up for the editor's highlights
  • Receive World University Rankings news first
  • Get job alerts, shortlist jobs and save job searches
  • Participate in reader discussions and post comments

Have your say

Log in or register to post comments

Most commented

Recent controversy over the future directions of both Stanford and Melbourne university presses have raised questions about the role of in-house publishing arms in a world of commercialisation, impact agendas, alternative facts – and ever-diminishing monograph sales. Anna McKie reports

3 October


Featured jobs

SETsquared Centre Director

University Of Bristol

Lecturer in Maritime Law, Teaching only

Liverpool John Moores University

AcoRD Officer

University Of Leeds

Marketing and Communication Manager

Heriot-watt University