Hi, I'm PeO Hedvall

Photo of Per-Olof Hedvall. White, middle-aged man sitting in his wheelchair. Blue shirt, black pants.
Photo of Per-Olof Hedvall, summer 2022.

I'm a researcher, teacher, and speaker based in Lund, Sweden. I work as Director of CERTEC, Department of Design Sciences, Lund University, and as a guest researcher at Mid Sweden University. My research deals with accessibility, participation, and universal design. To find some of what I've published, please see my research profile on ORCID or my research profile on Lund University's research portal.

This site, peohedvall.com, is my personal website. A place to talk about my work and reach out to people with similar interests. Currently, I'm exploring publishing videos on YouTube as a way to complement my more traditional scientific publishing.

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Dr Per-Olof Hedvall, associate professor in Rehabilitation engineering and design, works as Director of CERTEC, Department of Design Sciences, Lund University. Hedvall’s research deals with accessibility, participation, and universal design. His current research aims to generate new knowledge regarding the implementation of Universal Design in Sweden and deals with categorisations of dis/ability and gender as patterns of inequality and discrimination, people’s strategies for counteracting discrimination, and how to create categorisations that do not lead to inequality and stigma.

More information can be found in my CV (autogenerated from Lund University's research portal).

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