HRB Impact Award winner
Professor Mary McCarron wins the first HRB Impact Award for her pioneering research about the lives of people with intellectual disability.
New Bill for national research ethics committies
The cabinet has approved proposals for a Bill to support a mixed model national research ethics committee (REC) system.
Artificial intelligence and cervical cancer screening
Congratulations to Laura O'Sullivan from Cork who won the HRB special prize at this year's BT Young Scientists exhibition.
Open access - help shape national policy
The National Open Research Forum (NORF) in conjunction with the Royal Irish Academy, will host a meeting on Tuesday 22 January 2018 about Plan S - an EU wide initiative to make open access publishing a reality.
Umbilical cord blood biomarkers could identify babies at risk of brain damage
'This outcome highlights the importance of having health professionals, who work within the health system, involved in research', says Darrin Morrissey, Chief Executive at the HRB.
Health research in Ireland from 2011 to 2015
Ireland's research funding agencies invested €752 million over five years in health-related research.
Health Research in Action 2018
Health Research in Action is a selection of discoveries and new knowledge that has been generated through the work and activity of the Health Research Board.
Big data in health - the opportunities and challenges ahead
HRB National Conference 2018
27 November, Dublin Castle
Gender equality and research funding
HRB restates commitment to making gender equality accreditation a condition of funding
Drug and alcohol addiction services
HRB and Department of Health organise first National Drugs Forum to promote best practice
Has public and patient involvement (PPI) improved your research?
We’re looking for your stories about your experience of PPI
Supporting research amongst medical charities
€3.2 million for 14 new projects. Lay summaries and short video explainers are available from the press release
Immune cells in smokers’ lungs ‘too exhausted’ to fight Tuberculosis
‘Bio energetic exhaustion’ is the term being coined by HRB-funded researchers at Trinity College Dublin and St James’s Hospital to explain why immune cells in smokers don’t work as they should.
Ireland to join European Clinical Research Infrastructure Network
The Health Research Board will fund Irish membership of the ECRIN-ERIC network
Health Research Regulations 2018 Seminar
Video recordings of the four presentations are now available on the HRB You Tube channel
€8.8m all-island investment in clinical trials
People from both sides of the border will benefit from new health and social care research trials thanks to a new Cross-Border Healthcare Intervention Trials in Ireland Network (CHITIN).
Building capacity for evidence informed decision making
Evidence Synthesis Ireland is a new €2 million all-island initiative from the HRB and the Public Health Agency, Northern Ireland.