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Blog Post- Introducing a research project ‘Young People and friendships: what matters to us?’

9th February 2017
  38% of disabled young people feel lonely most days (Sense, 2016). It almost rolls off the tongue, ‘lonely most days’ as a glib, catch-all phase. But if we properly listen to disabled young people, we will become aware of a very stark situation that needs urgent action.   In evaluative research, C.A.R.P. Collaborations has been working with ...

£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 ...

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Disability Action NI Disability Action NI @disabilityni

New #DRILLUK blog post by Vikki Butler-Introducing a research project Young People & friendships:what matters to us? https://t.co/ae33laiTeQ

2 weeks ago
Sector 3 Solutions Sector 3 Solutions @S3SNI

Touching down in Belfast after 2 great days in London meeting groups as part of #drilluk eval #impact #delivery https://t.co/Samf8lmBJQ

4 weeks ago

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1 month ago
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

2 months 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.

2 months ago

Oh my days 23 plays since Friday! Thanks guys amazing numbers. #DRILLUK

3 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

3 months ago

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