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.

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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.

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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.

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Dr Mairéad O’Driscoll, Chief Executive, Health Research Board (HRB) presents the 2023 HRB Impact Award to Professor Orla Hardiman, Trinity College Dublin

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.

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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.

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Dr Teresa Maguire, HRB and Leah Nolan, HRB Special prize winner, BT Young Scientist 2023

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.

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Health Research in Action 2021

The latest edition of this annual publication provides another lively snapshot of the powerful and wide-ranging impact that HRB and HRB-funded research is having on health and social care in Ireland.

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Can personalised medicine transform healthcare in Ireland?

Upcoming HRB conference will explore what personalised medicine means, the promise it offers for people and our health system, and the challenges of making it a reality.

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