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7th International Cancer Conference 2009

13 May 2009

The theme of this year's conference is 'Enhancing Cancer Cure through Patient focused Healthcare and Research'. [more]

Trends in demand for services among those aged 50 years and over with an intellectual disability, 2003-2007

7 May 2009

People with an intellectual disability are living longer and will require more full-time services into the future according to a new report from the Health Research Board (HRB). [more]

International award for HRB Clinician Scientist

27 April 2009

Professor Orla Hardiman, HRB Clinician Scientist and Consultant Neurologist at Beaumont Hospital becomes the first Irish recipient of the Sheila Essey Award from the American Academy of Neurology (AAN).[more]

Ireland-Northern Ireland-National Cancer Institute Cancer Consortium Workshop in Health Economics

22 April 2009

On 22 and 23 April 2009 the Health Research Board of Ireland, in conjunction with the National Cancer Institute in the US and the HSC R&D Office in Northern Ireland will hold a Health Economics Workshop at Pearse St Library in...[more]

Low levels of Vitamin B12 may increase risk of Spina Bifida

3 March 2009

Women who have low blood levels of vitamin B12 shortly before and after getting pregnant are at increased risk of having a baby with a neural tube defect, such as spina bifida according to new research. A team from the Health...[more]

Cochrane Training Course and Cochrane Fellowships

2 March 2009

Individuals working in the health and social care area are invited to apply for a Cochrane Fellowship or Cochrane Training Course

The Cochrane Collaboration is an independent, not-for-profit organisation dedicated to making...[more]

HRB research provides foundation for crack cocaine strategy

24 February 2009

The Inter-Sectoral Crack Cocaine Strategy Group, (ISCCSG) which was established by the late Tony Gregory through the North Inner City Community Policing Forum, is meeting to try to plan a co-ordinated response to crack cocaine in...[more]

EAHC Public Health Information Day

29 January 2009

This free event is aimed at providing practical information to researchers who wish to apply to the upcoming Call for Proposals of the EAHC Public Health Programme.[more]

HRB Clinician Scientist secures major funding boost

28 January 2009

Louise Kenny, HRB clinician scientist, secures ?800,000 funding to build on pregnancy research.[more]

EAHC funding workshop and information session

28 January 2009

The HRB will host an information day and workshop on 29 January for researchers interested in applying for funds under the upcoming Call for Proposals of the EAHC Public Health Programme.[more]

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