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HRB Red Alert: Taboo Series

8 January 2016

Breaking the stigma of mental health, Science Gallery, Dublin 2, Tuesday 12 January 2016, from 6 pm - live webstream available[more]

Two year olds adept at using touch screen technology

21 December 2015

A study funded by the Health Research Board has found that two year olds are adept at using touch screens, and can swipe, unlock, and actively search for features on smartphones and tablets.[more]

€12 million for health research

18 December 2015

37 projects approved to tackle areas such as mental health, pregnancy care, antibiotic use and health service planning.[more]

Speeding up the appliance of science

18 December 2015

HRB announce 47 Knowledge Exchange and Dissemination awards.[more]

Health Research Board welcomes the positive outcome for research in the European Data Protection Regulation

17 December 2015

The Health Research Board welcomes the latest agreement on the European Data Protection Regulation which protects individuals interests while ensuring that vital health research that benefits society can continue.[more]

Latest statistics on drug-related deaths published

15 December 2015

HRB figures show that almost two people died each day in Ireland during 2013 from poisoning, trauma or medical causes linked with drug use. A total of 679 people died in 2013. There have been 6002 deaths among people who use...[more]

HRB welcomes ambition of the new science strategy

8 December 2015

Commenting on Innovation 2020, Graham Love, Chief Executive at the Health Research Board says, ‘This is a progressive and positive outlook for Irish science and health research'.


Research you can trust

1 December 2015

The Health Research Board has led the development of a European report, 'Research Integrity: What it Means, Why it Is Important and How we Might Protect it', which will be published today by Science Europe. It examines...[more]

HRB publish latest physical and sensory disability statistics

26 November 2015

Physiotherapy, occupational therapy and technical aids are what people with physical and sensory disability need most to enable them to have fuller and more independent lives, according to the latest figures published today (26...[more]

Aspiring to improve stroke outcomes

25 November 2015

HRB-funded researchers at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland have found that important targets for preventative therapy were not being met. These included 68% of patients with a BMI greater than 25 (in other words...[more]

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