21 March 2017
The prescribing of certain inappropriate medications by healthcare professionals is associated with a high risk of adverse drug events in older people in Ireland. In addition, the omission of some recommended medications from...
7 March 2017
The HRB will award and manage a new €10 million contract for TILDA, The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing, on behalf of the Department of Health.
9 February 2017
The Health Research Board and the Public Health Agency (Northern Ireland) will support recruitment of staff to help maximise knowledge transfer of findings into policy and practice.
8 February 2017
Researchers from the HRB-funded Perinatal Ireland scoop two major honours at the word's most prestigious obstetric research meeting, the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine (SMFM) annual clinical meeting in the USA.
1 February 2017
Dr Mairéad O'Driscoll, will be appointed Interim Chief Executive at the Health Research Board while recruitment for the position is underway.
26 January 2017
Dr Andrew Smyth, NUI Galway has secured a prestigious Wellcome Post-Doctoral Training Fellowship award through the SFI-HRB-Wellcome Partnership to carry out a clinical trial to determine the effect of dietary modification on...
16 January 2017
Congratulations to Sophie Weldon, Laura Weldon and Emma Kleiser Byrne, from Loreto Secondary School in Balbriggan, County Dublin who won the HRB Special Prize for their project, 'Does consuming certain varieties of potatoes as a...
21 December 2016
Do you want to increase the value and impact of research data? The HRB is hosting a two day workshop on 16-17 January 2017 to introduce the HRB research community and librarians to the essentials of FAIR Data Stewardship, which...
20 December 2016
The report presents the census data from psychiatric units and hospitals on 31 March 2016 including details such as demographics, diagnosis, length-of-stay. It also looks at some of the key trends in these areas over the past 50...
15 December 2016
Trinity College Dublin (TCD) and University College Dublin (UCD) are the first Irish universities to tap into the Wellcome Institutional Strategic Support Fund securing €1.1 million each.