Disability Research on Independent Living & Learning (DRILL)
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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