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Call for applications for multi million research programme led by disabled people.

9th May 2016
  Disabled people, their organisations, academics and partners are being invited to apply for grants for research and pilot projects to find out how disabled people, and those with long term conditions, can participate fully in society, achieving independent living.   Organisations can apply for up to £150,000 from the DRILL (Disability Research on Independent Living and Learning) ...

April Blog: Towards Independent Living in Wales

15th April 2016
Vin West The way that a government treats those who have the least power is a fair rule of thumb as to its level of civilisation.   These are hard times, as evidenced by the nightly news. UK government “welfare reform”, public service cuts and other neoliberal policies have had a huge impact on disabled people’s lives.   The UK ...

DRILL Roadshow Reports

30th March 2016
  The DRILL Programme, through its national partners, has now completed over 18 DRILL Roadshows across Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales and England.  The purpose of which was to determine how research and piloting would contribute most to achieving independent living.   The DRILL Roadshows were based on the principles of co-production involving Disabled People Organisations (DPOs) from across ...

March Blog – Change

21st March 2016
Ursula Marshall   If we want change now is the time to do something about it. DRILL will provide us with the vehicle to effect this change. On Sunday 14 December 2003 my life changed forever.  I had taken several hours and umpteen attempts to get downstairs and had no clue what was happening to me. The previous evening ...

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Disability Wales Disability Wales @DisabilityWales

Very pretty train ride along the Severn on way to Birmingham for #DRILLUK Programme Board @InclusionScot @disabilityni @DisRightsUK

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UK Vision Strategy UK Vision Strategy @UK_Vision

Call for applications for multi-million research programme led by disabled people #DRILLUK https://t.co/SBQYF5gjU7

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Ingrid G. Price Ingrid G. Price @pricie2

Rt @DisRightsUK: Call for applications for multi million research programme led by disabled people. https://t.co/qB5Y1f4GCc #DRILLUK

4 days ago
Disability Rights UK Disability Rights UK @DisRightsUK

Call for applications for multi million research programme led by disabled people. https://t.co/3mcgpOX3Xw #DRILLUK

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Disability Action NI Disability Action NI @disabilityni

Call for applications for multi million research programme led by disabled people #DRILLUK https://t.co/KlQcp93clT https://t.co/UAzVD5IsTD

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Disability Rights UK Disability Rights UK @DisRightsUK

Call for applications for multi million research programme led by disabled people. https://t.co/3mcgpOX3Xw #DRILLUK

2 weeks ago
Disability Wales Disability Wales @DisabilityWales

#DRILLUK disability research programme funded by @BigLotteryWales has issued its first call for proposals https://t.co/RA6c89HS7z

2 weeks ago
Mike Clark Mike Clark @clarkmike

‘Call for applications for multi million research programme led by disabled people’ #DRILLUKhttps://t.co/MUI8AvcSk8

2 weeks ago
Mental Health Mental Health @Sectioned_

First, provide #mentalhealth treatment & support that’s as good as care for physical conditions; & stop cutting welfare benefits. #DRILLUK

2 weeks ago
OPM OPM @OPMnetwork

Exciting news! Call open for #DRILLUK applications for #research led by #disabled people: https://t.co/w0b0zf7R4X @OPMnetwork on expert grp

2 weeks ago
Disability Action NI Disability Action NI @disabilityni

Call for applications for multi million research programme led by disabled people https://t.co/ynCHTDeaHC #DRILLUK https://t.co/DncqjBfCcU

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Disability Action Al Disability Action Al @DISactAll

Call for applications for multi million research programme led by disabled people. https://t.co/a5gHfxEJhi #DRILLUK https://t.co/vWvu7JNJ0d

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Disability Rights UK Disability Rights UK @DisRightsUK

Call for applications for multi million research programme led by disabled people. https://t.co/3mcgpOX3Xw #DRILLUK https://t.co/E31apVg0sk

2 weeks ago
Ben Furner Ben Furner @BenFurner

Exciting to see #DRILLUK calling for applications for research funding on independent living https://t.co/kA8dbEilci

2 weeks ago
Disability Rights UK Disability Rights UK @DisRightsUK

The #DRILLUK programme will be launched on 9 May. All applications/proposals from disabled people welcomed. https://t.co/e2b5HLqvkW

3 weeks ago
Disability Rights UK Disability Rights UK @DisRightsUK

The #DRILLUK programme will be launched on 9 May. All applications/proposals from disabled people welcomed. https://t.co/EKAoihBDZR

3 weeks ago
Disability Rights UK Disability Rights UK @DisRightsUK

Coming soon. Groundbreaking research programme led by disabled people. The launch date for #DRILLUK call for proposals will be 9 May.

4 weeks ago
Disability Rights UK Disability Rights UK @DisRightsUK

Coming soon. Groundbreaking research programme led by disabled people. The launch date for #DRILLUK call for proposals will be 9 May.

4 weeks ago
Disability Action NI Disability Action NI @disabilityni

Disability Research on Independent Living & Learning – 4 nation Roadshow reports https://t.co/eA8cD18mSP #DRILLUK https://t.co/FTxtewQtfA

2 months ago
Disability Action NI Disability Action NI @disabilityni

‘If we want change now’s the time to do something about it’-Read Ursula’s #DRILLUK blog post https://t.co/R7lMp9hNFW https://t.co/WnKLR8r7u6

2 months ago
OPM OPM @OPMnetwork

2nd England advisory group meeting for #DRILLENGLAND today! Moving forward on #disabled people-led #research. @DisRightsUK @BigLotteryFund

3 months ago
Age No Barrier Age No Barrier @Agenobarrier

Fiona from the DRILL Project joined us at our volunteer meeting-thanks for the great workshop and info #Drilluk https://t.co/Nis3L9ucwb

4 months ago

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