GDI Hub has been awarded EPSRC Public Engagement for ICT grant

Professor Catherine Holloway, Academic Director of GDI Hub, and PhD student Maryam Bandukda have been awarded the EPSRC Public Engagement for ICT grant. Their funded project 'Inclusive Public Activities for Information and Communication Technologies (IN-PACT)' is a public engagement initiative to promote ICT research and to strengthen researcher-public collaborations, particularly with disabled people in ICT research and innovation. The project aims to attract young disabled people to STEM careers in the UK, foster new interaction mechanism for disability inclusive exchanges, and inspire through a series of podcast series and public wonder events.