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Workshop: FAIR data stewardship for Open Science

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...[more]

HRB publish inpatient psychiatric unit and hospital census data

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...[more]

Research funding boost to support career development, collaboration and public engagement

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.[more]

Health Research Board publish latest drug-related deaths figures

13 December 2016

The latest figures from the Health Research Board (HRB) show that almost two people died each day in Ireland during 2014 as a result of poisoning, trauma or medical causes linked to drug use. A total of 697* people died in 2014...[more]

Funding eligibility to be linked to gender equality accreditation

10 December 2016

The Health Research Board and other Irish research funding agencies, including the Irish Research Council and Science Foundation Ireland, will require higher education institutions to have Athena Swan gender equality...[more]

Making sure evidence underpins patient care and safety

8 December 2016

HRB invests €2.25 million to enhance the development of national clinical guidelines and improve patient safety.[more]

Bringing research to life - short films about ageing with an intellectual disability

6 December 2016

Films by people with intellectual disabilities (ID) for people with intellectual disabilities illuminate research findings on the complex and unique health and social challenges facing Ireland’s population who are ageing with an...[more]

Irish health researchers secure over €40 million from EU for Research and Innovation

1 December 2016

This funding supports 46 projects with 12 (7 academic coordinators and 5 SME coordinators) of these being led by Ireland. It is part of a total €336.7 million drawdown by Ireland from the EU Horizon 2020 programme for Research...[more]

HRB publish latest physical and sensory disability statistics

28 November 2016

Physiotherapy, occupational therapy and technical aids are what people with physical and sensory disabilities need most to have fuller and more independent lives, according to the latest figures published today (28 November 2016)...[more]

New Irish study shows minimum unit pricing for alcohol will affect 14% of drinkers

24 November 2016

The study, using data from the HRB's National Alcohol Diary Survey 2013 has examined the relationship between high-risk drinking, personal income, place of purchase and price paid for alcohol.[more]

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