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It is with great sadness that we pass on the news that our esteemed friend and colleague Dr Dermot Walsh passed away recently (8 February 2017).

Dr Walsh made an immense contribution to mental health care and research in Ireland...


Three year cross-border investment in palliative care research

9 February 2017

The Health Research Board and the Public Health Agency (Northern Ireland) will support recruitment...

International recognition for pregnancy research

8 February 2017

Researchers from the HRB-funded Perinatal Ireland scoop two major honours at the word's most...

HRB – Interim Chief Executive appointed

1 February 2017

Dr Mairéad O'Driscoll, will be appointed Interim Chief Executive at the Health Research Board while...

Wellcome funding into Ireland - New research will investigate diet and kidney disease

26 January 2017

Dr Andrew Smyth, NUI Galway has secured a prestigious Wellcome Post-Doctoral Training Fellowship...

HRB Prize at BT Young Scientist

16 January 2017

Congratulations to Sophie Weldon, Laura Weldon and Emma Kleiser Byrne, from Loreto Secondary School...

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...

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...