Disability Research on Independent Living & Learning (DRILL)

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£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 ...

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 ...

October Blog Post: Wagons Roll!

13th October 2016
How many times do you feel genuinely excited by a TV programme? Me neither.  But slumped on the sofa after a long day labouring over a luke-warm policy paper, I recently had the great good luck to click on Channel 4’s George Clarke’s Amazing Spaces. For those who don’t know, George is an architect with a ...

Response to the first call for applications to the DRILL Grants Programme

2nd August 2016
The DRILL Grants Programme closed Wednesday 27 July at 12 noon.  The response to this first call for applications has been remarkable. The DRILL Programme Board is genuinely elated by the response which far exceeds our expectations. DRILL has received 210 applications from all four nations requesting a total of almost £17million. The assessment process will ...

DRILL is a Four Nation Research Project which delivers the world's first major research programme led by disabled people.

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Queen's University Queen's University @QueensUBelfast

Know someone with #Dementia? We’ve teamed up with #DRILLUK to help them live more independently. #LoveQUBResearchhttps://t.co/2Vlt5Zz33z

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Disability Action NI Disability Action NI @disabilityni

£37,765 for new research project in Belfast coproduced with people with dementia announced #DRILLUK https://t.co/d3EJtZIZqy

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LDEngland LDEngland @LearningDisEng

Excited to see @Barod_CIC @AllWalesPF have secured #drilluk funding with work led by and for people with learning disabilities! Well done 🙂

2 days ago
GeorgeJulian GeorgeJulian @GeorgeJulian

@Barod_CIC @AllWalesPF @BigLotteryWales congrats guys on securing the #drilluk funding, look forward to seeing where you take it 🙂

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Barod CIC Barod CIC @Barod_CIC

Any other #drilluk funded fast-track interested in a shared social media channel to get to know each other & share experiences?

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UL Press Office UL Press Office @lincolnlatest

Art for everyone! New project @unilincoln explores exhibitions for blind & visually impaired people #DRILLUK #biglf https://t.co/GJOinO2Utz

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Queen's University Queen's University @QueensUBelfast

How could people with #Dementia live more independently? We’ve teamed up with #DRILLUK to find out.… https://t.co/aT7LHh1Fx7

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Disability Action NI Disability Action NI @disabilityni

The first 10 projects to receive #DRILLUK research grants has been announced, find out more about each project… https://t.co/PjOk2oi2xv

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Ben Furner Ben Furner @BenFurner

With backdrop of cuts and discrimination, so chuffed about #DRILLUK. Projects designed and led by disabled people https://t.co/SuTF78cI9n

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Disability Wales Disability Wales @DisabilityWales

RT @AllWalesPF: #drilluk @Barod_CIC I am delighted to announce that All Wales People First have been awarded a… https://t.co/pOTz30ERAS

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Disability Rights UK Disability Rights UK @DisRightsUK

Thanks to #biglf for funding first round of #DRILLUK; 10 projects led by and for disabled people https://t.co/oRnCXyLHKO

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Robert Droy Robert Droy @RobDroy1973

@lizsayce @drillEngland Nice range of organisations in there showing the rich diversity of Disabled People in the UK #DRILLUK

2 days ago
Disability Wales Disability Wales @DisabilityWales

£40k for CARP Collaborations to explore with disabled young people What matters to us? #DRILLUK More here https://t.co/Jy2WntVfaO @newspod1

2 days ago
Animate Consulting Animate Consulting @AnimateConsults

Excited to be researching decision making with People 1st Scot and people who have a learning disability https://t.co/dIMqt7mzw1 #DRILLUK

2 days ago
Disability Wales Disability Wales @DisabilityWales

£40k for All Wales People First to develop a toolkit to evaluate self–advocacy projects #DRILLUK more here https://t.co/Jy2WntVfaO @newspod1

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