Access Expert Making Modern Communications

Access Expert Making Modern Communications

Ensure consideration for inclusive disability practice is applied at all stages of Making Modern Communications Gallery, through implementation and completion.

Reference number: SCM0042M

Deadline date:24/05/2012

This deadline is for… Notice deadline.

Contract value:£0 – £0

Location where the contract is to be carried out: United Kingdom Science Museum, London

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Name of the buying organisation: National Museum of Science and Industry (NMSI)

Original source URL http://www.mytenders.org/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=88831

 

Description of the contract

Making Modern Communications (MMC) is a major new gallery being developed at the Science Museum on the history of communications technologies through to the present day to open in 2014. This gallery is object-rich, supported by varied interpretation and innovative interactivity. It is sector-leading in the practice of co-creation; audiences will be involved in all stages of the gallery development to enrich the experience for all visitors.

The Access Expert to work with the Head of Audience Research and Advocacy & Project Leader to:

Ensure consideration for inclusive disability practice is applied at all stages of Making Modern Communications Gallery, through implementation and completion.

This includes development of policy and strategy, planning and resources (including financial), design detail and on-site installation.

This is addressed through facilitation of workshops, user consultation, auditing, planning documentation, design appraisals and assessment reports as well as more creative input as negotiated with the team.

This expert role comprises both a disability inclusion and technical standards remit.

(MT Ref:88831)

Classification of the contract

79315000 Social research services

73000000 Research and development services and related consultancy services

73200000 Research and development consultancy services

73210000 Research consultancy services

73300000 Design and execution of research and development

 

Additional information

Contract type: Services – Unspecified

Is it a framework agreement? No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding? No

Contract will be awarded based on: Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract: 04/06/2012 – 31/10/2014

 

Who to contact

Contact name Annika Joy

Organisation name National Museum of Science and Industry (NMSI)

Address Science Museum, Exhibition Road, London, GB, SW7 2DD

Telephone +44 2079424000

Extension number:

Fax

Email

Web address http://www.nmsi.ac.uk

 

How to apply

For further information please review the full notice details at http://www.mytenders.org/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=88831