Published: 18 December 2018

Health Research in Ireland - A study of activity from 2011 to 2015 using the Health Research Classification System

This study examines funding awards based on the type of research conducted and the disease area of interest. It uses the United Kingdom (UK) Health Research Classification System (HRCS).

Seven national funding agencies that manage research programmes provided data for this analysis. These were, Enterprise Ireland (EI), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the HRB, the Irish Research Council (IRC), the Marine Institute (MI), Science Foundation Ireland (SFI), and Teagasc. Two Government Departments also participated, the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) and the Department of Children and Youth Affairs (DCYA).


  • Maura Hiney

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