Disability Research on Independent Living & Learning (DRILL)
20th July 2016
When I was asked by DRILL to do this blog my initial reaction was to feel privileged and a personal pride that my opinion may be of interest to other people out there in the big bold world of the internet age. This was quickly followed by a wave of anxiety. What if people ...
31st May 2016
I have a PhD in psychology and I am an experienced researcher. I am interested in disability research and initiated and organised the ‘Disability in Northern Ireland: Movement Disorders’ conference that took place in Belfast in May 2015. In terms of disability research, I have an interest in the perceptions and reality of disability (as ...
31st May 2016
Advocates for action on early childhood development in the USA had for years and with little success framed their case in terms of the vulnerability of the children they cared about and the damaging impact of stress in early childhood on their lives. Eventually they came to be in touch with the Frameworks Institute, ...
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) ...
DRILL is a Four Nation Research Project which delivers the world's first major research programme led by disabled people.
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