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12 new Definitive Intervention and Feasibility Awards
The awards will support research in areas including cancer, type-1 diabetes, speech and language therapy for pre-schoolers, and pain management following spinal cord injury.
Careers at the HRB
The Health Research Board is inviting applications for a Research Analyst post. Please check our recruitment page for more information.
Deaths among people who were homeless at time of death in Ireland, 2019
This feasibility study was commissioned by the Department of Health to address the need to improve understanding of premature mortality among people who are homeless nationally, and to provide more complete and accurate national data to inform policy.
US-Ireland R&D Programme celebrates 17 years
The Health Research Board is delighted to support the latest round of awards under the programme in a joint investment worth almost €21 million between the partner agencies.
Horizon Europe Health: Guide for Researchers
Our new online guide to Horizon Europe Health brings together a range of resources to support researchers at every stage of the application process - and explains how the HRB National Contact Point service can help along the way.
The 2023 HRB Impact Award goes to Professor Orla Hardiman
The award recognises her outstanding research and clinical career which has transformed both the care and wellbeing of people with neurodegenerative conditions and their families.
Where research meets policy
Dr Mairéad O Driscoll, Chief Executive at the Health Research Board, will participate at a Department of Health (DOH) event this month that will discuss the role of research in health reform in Ireland.
Does social media influence teens to vape?
Yes is the answer according to research conducted by transition year student Leah Nolan from Loretto Secondary School Cork. The finding came as part of her winning entry into this year’s BT Young Scientist Exhibition.
HRB to develop Ireland’s first mental health research and evaluation strategy
This new strategy is a HRB-led deliverable under the national mental health policy Sharing the Vision – A Mental Health Policy for Everyone 2020 – 2030.