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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 ...

Blog Post: DRILL Calling!

16th May 2017
  Our ground-breaking DRILL Programme is now well underway as we announce the latest tranche of projects awarded £1 million in total as well as the call for the second round of proposals to fill some of the research gaps and identify solutions to barriers faced by disabled people in achieving independent living.   We have been thrilled ...

The DRILL 2nd Call for Applications

2nd May 2017
About DRILL Disability Research on Independent Living and Learning (DRILL) is the world’s first research grants programme led by disabled people.  It covers the whole of the UK and is funded by the Big Lottery Fund until 2020. DRILL is led in partnership by Disability Action Northern Ireland, Disability Wales, Inclusion Scotland and Disability Rights UK.   DRILL ...

Blog Post – Empowerment matters: An evaluation of the Dementia NI service

14th March 2017
People with dementia often report losing confidence following a diagnosis and can sometimes experience feeling marginalised and stigmatised in society. Dementia NI was established in January 2015 by five individuals with dementia, to support and enable others with dementia to have their voices heard. Since launching in 2015, members have been involved in activities including public speaking, ...

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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

1 week ago
Enabled by Design Enabled by Design @enabledby

.@RicaUK Good to see Rica press release re our award from @DisRightsUK #DRILLUK, but spotted my name spelt wrong, can you amend pls? Thanks!

1 week ago
OPM Group OPM Group @OPMnetwork

Chih Hoong is expert advisor for #DRILLUK, & keen to encourage applications for #research led by #disabled people &… https://t.co/AhYAq5vfXK

2 weeks 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 weeks ago
Rosalind Tyler-Greig Rosalind Tyler-Greig @RosalindGreig

And here’s Jody, #drilluk Programme Officer for Wales – first to arrive & meeting- ready! #disability #researchhttps://t.co/UemHWiBQIG

2 weeks ago
Rosalind Tyler-Greig Rosalind Tyler-Greig @RosalindGreig

Travelling back from a great meeting with the #drilluk team in Belfast. Fab colleagues in @disabilityni @DisabilityWales & @DisRightsUK 😊

2 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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

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