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Blog Post: Leading Disability Research

12th September 2017
  Hello, my name is Keith Lynch and I am the Vice-Chair person of People First (Scotland) and   I want to tell you about the research we did with support from DRILL.   Before I do that I want to tell you a little bit about People First. Our organisation is a user-led learning disabled person’s organisation. This ...

Final call for applications for DRILL funding is now closed

9th August 2017
The Disability Research on Independent Living & Learning Programme’s (DRILL) final open call for applications is now closed.  DRILL is fully funded by the Big Lottery Fund and is delivered in partnership by Disability Action, Disability Rights UK, Disability Wales and Inclusion Scotland.   DRILL is led by disabled people and funds coproduced research and pilot projects ...

Blog Post: DRILL through history, beyond the present for the future

27th June 2017
Tony O’Reilly Taking a look at the world today it seems that the equality agenda, has taken a backward step. Brexit and the quest for the leadership of American democracy has been characterised by many as a global manifestation of a backlash against progressive forces that sought to promote equality for all. We are left simply ...

Eleven new disability research projects receive £1 million as DRILL calls for new bids

16th May 2017
  Eleven projects across the UK are the latest to receive between £39,000 and £150,000 each of previously awarded funding to explore aspects of how disabled people can live as full citizens in our society.   The projects, which include exploring employment opportunites, housing and social care services for disabled people, are the latest to be funded by ...

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Rosalind Tyler-Greig Rosalind Tyler-Greig @RosalindGreig

Fab blog from Keith Lynch at #PeopleFirstScotland on their #drilluk research. And read the research report here:… https://t.co/sxncqkq6wT

1 month ago
Sean Fitzsimons Sean Fitzsimons @ballyaltonboy

Required reading from Keith Lynch of People First Scotland on their brilliant #coproduced #DRILLUK research on supp… https://t.co/IA697Io409

1 month ago
DRILL UK DRILL UK @drill_uk

@chessmartinez ‘nothing about us without us’ =such a powerful philosophy.& centre of #drilluk work as 1st #Disabledhttps://t.co/ahrolkEGza

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DRILL UK DRILL UK @drill_uk

At #drilluk we love research about finding solutions & improving lives. Opportunity to join @jrf_uk discussion on… https://t.co/JeZkuAp2c9

1 month ago
DRILL UK DRILL UK @drill_uk

Our Programme Board had a fab meeting in #Wales last week.
@KamranMallick-thanks for the photo,& a really warm wel… https://t.co/YSEWaoIaMJ

1 month ago
DRILL UK DRILL UK @drill_uk

Calling all #Disabled people – please help @RicaUK research accessibility improvements to #review websites
#drilluk https://t.co/8p2dvSo3gO

1 month ago
Disability Rights UK Disability Rights UK @DisRightsUK

DRILL is looking to allocate another £1 million funding for research projects. Closes 8 August 2017. #DRILLUK https://t.co/w0rTEfQrNq

2 months ago
DRILL UK DRILL UK @drill_uk

Check out #drilluk first research report Does it Matter? Decision Making by People with Learning Disabilities:
https://t.co/Xnzb03Y077

3 months ago
DRILL UK DRILL UK @drill_uk

Check out #drilluk first research report Does it Matter? Decision Making by People with Learning Disabilities:
https://t.co/Xnzb03Y077

3 months ago
Animate Consulting Animate Consulting @AnimateConsults

Animate’s research with People 1st Scot on decision making by people with learning disabilities is out! https://t.co/4OTrQNcWH5 #drilluk

3 months ago
Disability Rights UK Disability Rights UK @DisRightsUK

DRILL is looking to allocate another £1 million funding for research projects. Closes 8 August 2017. #DRILLUK https://t.co/w0rTEfQrNq

3 months ago
DRILL UK DRILL UK @drill_uk

We’re SO excited to hear that People First Scotland &@AnimateConsults have today published #drilluk’s 1st research report! Link coming soon!

3 months ago
Disability Rights UK Disability Rights UK @DisRightsUK

DRILL is looking to allocate another £1 million funding for research projects. Closes 8 August 2017. #DRILLUK https://t.co/w0rTEfQrNq

3 months ago
DRILL UK DRILL UK @drill_uk

#drilluk parents discussed #summerholidays over lunch break today! Some suggestions for days out during days off he… https://t.co/0hfuKo6BlW

3 months ago
Disability Rights UK Disability Rights UK @DisRightsUK

DRILL is looking to allocate another £1 million funding for research projects. Closes 8 August 2017. #DRILLUK https://t.co/w0rTEfQrNq

3 months ago
Rosalind Tyler-Greig Rosalind Tyler-Greig @RosalindGreig

Off to #Belfast to meet with #drilluk team. Looking forward to discussion & planning 😊

3 months ago