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Peer-led research reveals how to make peer support a highly effective addition to mental health services.

8th February 2018
On Thursday 8th Febuary, peer-led charity Inclusion Barnet launch new research which reveals how to make peer support an effective addition to mental health services. The report finds that in order to be effective, the implementation of peer support must be accompanied by an understanding of how the values of peer support can be embedded ...

More than £1 million for 10 new research projects led by disabled people

18th January 2018
  Ten new projects across the UK have received between £40,000 and £150,000 of National Lottery funding 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.   Over £1.15 million worth of funding has been granted as part of the  DRILL (Disability ...

Blog Post: DRILL – The Next Steps

18th January 2018
  Being involved in a project like DRILL is both exhilarating and frustrating in almost equal measure. Recently the exhilaration has been at the forefront, partly because this month we move another step down the road by announcing over £1 million for another ten research and pilot projects across the UK which will help support disabled ...

Blog Post: Humare Avaaz – Our Voice (Part 2)

5th January 2018
  Read Blog Post: Humare Avaaz – Our Voice (Part 1) ‘So, why do you want to research into the barriers to independence faced by disabled Asian women, surely everyone knows what the barriers are?’ Well, on an anecdotal basis and having lived the issue for some 25 years we can understand why the question might be asked. ...

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Job Opportunity! #DRILLUK Research Officer
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Job Opportunity! #DRILLUK Research Officer
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Exciting @QUB_DRN #DRILLUK grants success on research areas spanning access to justice for #deaf people, mental… https://t.co/Kvltal73i9

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Exciting @QUB_DRN #DRILLUK grants success on research areas spanning access to justice for #deaf people, mental hea… https://t.co/eOScUPZgYe

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Seán Fitzsimons Seán Fitzsimons @ballyaltonboy

Absolutely brilliant to see #DRILLUK research paper launched today by @InclusionBarnet 👏

Exploring the huge value… https://t.co/rZMEI1O401

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In his blog ‘DRILL – The Next Steps’ DR UK CEO @KamranMallick looks forward to a shift of focus, in 2018, when you… https://t.co/nIJTT0kDpA

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Positive Futures, as lead partner, has been awarded £150,000 in Big Lottery funding for a project to support adults… https://t.co/mzlitqH1V3

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In his blog ‘DRILL – The Next Steps’ DR UK CEO @KamranMallick looks forward to a shift of focus, in 2018, when you… https://t.co/aq4rWGUN73

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More than £1 million for 10 new #DRILLUK research projects led by disabled people. Thanks to @BigLotteryFundhttps://t.co/o0QzfMprnj

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If you are a research partner/collaborator from outside university life, it’s worth a read. #ableism is often found… https://t.co/F6sp1wczAz

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Saturday. Time to recharge batteries and dream of a future where running a consultancy business is a realistic care… https://t.co/C8uX1KyCf6

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DMU awarded @BigLotteryFund money to explore employment challenges for people with sickle cell disorders 👉… https://t.co/B9TrTfH8jP

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Congratulations to the three projects receiving #NationalLottery funding for projects led by disabled people in NI… https://t.co/1psqUoqY4x

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In his blog ‘DRILL – The Next Steps’ DR UK CEO @KamranMallick looks forward to a shift of focus, in 2018, when you… https://t.co/DErpTx4gXl

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More than £1 million for 10 new #DRILLUK research projects led by disabled people. Thanks to @BigLotteryFundhttps://t.co/Q49kHXgeHb

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RT @DisRightsUK: More than £1 million for 10 new #DRILLUK research projects led by disabled people. Thanks to… https://t.co/3bdQ31pm5q

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@DrRSSlack1 Thanks Roger. We have two years of action research and a partnership of five awesome organisations to m… https://t.co/TWmOvO00nu

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DMU awarded @BigLotteryFund money to explore employment challenges for people with sickle cell disorders 👉… https://t.co/XuUxuEj9kO

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Not bad going for people who were written off by the job centre and most of society as unable to run their own busi… https://t.co/56yzdMspNl

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Massive congratulations to Anne, Mal, and Alan @Barod_CIC for winning a #drilluk award. And to work with… https://t.co/rzPKrvMufO

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@rachelgwenllian @BigLotteryFund @drill_uk Thank you. We can’t wait to see what we all learn and achieve in the next two years #DRILLUK

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