HRB launch Strategy 2025
People and patients must be central to health research according to the Health Research Board.
HRB supports National Irish COVID-19 Biobank
€2 million investment in the National Irish COVID-19 Biobank will advance high impact research into COVID-19.
HRB reports rise in cocaine and crack cocaine treatment
The latest figures from the Health Research Board (HRB) show continued growth in the number of cases seeking treatment for problem cocaine use, including crack cocaine use, despite an overall drop in the numbers entering drug treatment.
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New HRB report examines drug use in Ireland
Report shares main findings of the 2019–20 National Drug and Alcohol Survey and presents trends on what drugs people are using and how often, perceptions and attitudes towards drugs, the impact of drugs on local communities, and more.
HRB publishes latest data on disability services
A total of 36,649 people use or still need a disability service in Ireland according to the latest figures recorded on our National Ability Supports System (NASS).
HRB announces €6 million investment for Clinical Trial Networks
People with dementia, diabetes and infectious diseases, as well as patients of paediatrics, primary care and intensive care, will all benefit from the new investment.
HRB welcomes appointment of first National Research Ethics Committees
The appointment of members to the committees by Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly, represents an important step forward in formalising our national commitment to research ethics reform.
HRB welcomes new Chairperson and Board members
Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly, has appointed Professor Bernie Hannigan as Chairperson of the HRB Board, as well three new Board members.
HRB overview on alcohol consumption, harm and policy in Ireland
A new HRB report presents a comprehensive overview of alcohol consumption and harm in Ireland, analysing trends and assessing the impact of policy changes over time.
HRB welcomes €95 billion Horizon Europe fund
The HRB is hosting an online event for an in-depth look at the health cluster on 27 April 2021.
Access COVID-19 data for research
The HRB is collaborating with the Department of Health, the Health Service Executive and the Central Statistics Office to make COVID-19 data available for health research.
HRB report examines global evidence on housing with support for older people
A new evidence review conducted by the Health Research Board explores the perspectives of older people from around the world on housing with support and examines the impact of this kind of housing on their well-being.