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£400,000 for 10 new research projects led by disabled people announced.

30th November 2016
  Ten projects across the UK have received between £35,000 and £40,000 each to explore how disabled people can live as full citizens in our society and what changes and support will make that happen in practice.   Nearly £400,000 worth of funding has been granted as the first part of the DRILL (Disability Research on Independent Living ...

Fast Track Research Grants 2016

30th November 2016
The 10 DRILL funded projects DRILL announces the first 10 projects to receive small research grants. Please find a short summary of each. Scotland Increasing participation in civic and public life: coproducing solutions The project is a starting point in understanding what stops people with lived experience of mental health problems engaging further in civic and public ...

November blog post: reflections on DRILL so far

30th November 2016
10 new research projects led by disabled people: reflections on DRILL so far.   We’re now beginning to see the fruits of our labour over recent months (and years!) in getting the DRILL project up and running.   Early in my career a group of mental health service users did some research into life in a long-stay hospital. Academics ...

October Blog Post: Wagons Roll!

13th October 2016
How many times do you feel genuinely excited by a TV programme? Me neither.  But slumped on the sofa after a long day labouring over a luke-warm policy paper, I recently had the great good luck to click on Channel 4’s George Clarke’s Amazing Spaces. For those who don’t know, George is an architect with a ...

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Barod CIC Barod CIC @Barod_CIC

Without being involved with @KESS_Central, Barod probably wouldn’t have had the skills/courage to lead on a research grant bid. #drilluk

1 month ago
Barod CIC Barod CIC @Barod_CIC

That’s the #drilluk bid sent off. Coproducing a #research bid between us & across different academic disciples is an achievement in itself.

1 month ago
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2 months ago
Barod CIC Barod CIC @Barod_CIC

Last year Anne’s research for Barod won the Vice-Chancellor’s award for research impact. We’re still creating impact #drilluk @KESS_Central

2 months ago
Queen's University Queen's University @QueensUBelfast

Know someone with #Dementia? We’ve teamed up with #DRILLUK to help them live more independently. #LoveQUBResearchhttps://t.co/2Vlt5Zz33z

2 months ago
Disability Action NI Disability Action NI @disabilityni

£37,765 for new research project in Belfast coproduced with people with dementia announced #DRILLUK https://t.co/d3EJtZIZqy

2 months ago

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