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Supporting health research careers - HRB publishes research career framework action plan

21 June 2016

The HRB Strategy 2016-2020 Research. Evidence. Action commits the HRB to support exceptional researchers and leaders in health research. The practical steps that the HRB will take to achieve this are outlined in its Health...[more]

Open science - exploring research data

13 June 2016

A workshop will be held on Tuesday 28 June 2016 at the Royal Irish Academy, Dublin, to explore how Open Science will impact on research data governance and good practice. This is targeted at researchers, host institutions and...[more]

Antibiotic resistance – What do we do when the bugs outsmart the drugs?

31 May 2016

The Health Research Board is hosting a public conversation about the threat that antibiotic resistance poses to public health on a global scale. It will take place in the Paccar Theatre at Science Gallery Dublin at Trinity...[more]

HRB research and World Multiple Sclerosis Day

24 May 2016

Patients on the Step it Up exercise and education programme say 'You just feel ten times better. Mood swings have definitely decreased...I know in myself that I'm a little bit stronger'[more]

Major health benefits to be gained by sharing and linking data safely

24 May 2016

The Health Research Board (HRB) published a new report today outlining the infrastructure and services needed in Ireland to allow us to safely access, store, share and link data for research. [more]

International Clinical Trials Day 20 May 2016

19 May 2016

Public events mark the day around the country[more]

€2.5 million US-Ireland partnership funding for obesity-related research

19 May 2016

Researchers at University College Dublin (UCD), Ulster University and Florida State University have been awarded 2.5 million euro to investigate the effectiveness of gastric bypass surgery under the US-Ireland Research and...[more]

Providing support for dementia carers

14 April 2016

Two short videos help connect the dots between research and action.[more]

How smoking stops your lungs fighting tuberculosis (TB)

24 March 2016

Tobacco smoke particles 'clog up' immune cells and literally prevent them moving towards, and hence attacking, the tuberculosis bacteria. The findings have just been published in Cell, one of the most highly rated scientific...[more]

HRB announces new funding scheme – Applied Partnership Awards

16 March 2016

The new scheme actively supports putting research into action for the benefit of healthcare policy and health service delivery. Applications must be priority-driven, nationally relevant and determined by the needs of the Irish...[more]

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