Policies for Researchers

Animals in research

The HRB observes policies on use of animals in research.

A detailed explanation of the HRB policy on the use of animals in research can be found below:

HRB Policy on use of animals in research

Appealing HRB funding decisions

Applicants to HRB funding schemes may appeal if they consider the process for reviewing thier application was not adhered to or conducted fairly.

A detailed explanation of the HRB policy on appeals can be found below:

HRB Policy on appealing funding decisions

Conflict of interest

The HRB observes policies on conflict of interest when making funding decisions.

A detailed explanation of the HRB policy on conflict of interest can be found below:

HRB Policy on disclosure of conflict of interest

Data protection and health information

The HRB observes policies on data protection and the use of health information in research.

A detailed explanation of the HRB policy on data protection and health information can be found below:

HRB policy on data protection and health information

Dealing with alleged misconduct in applications to the HRB

The HRB observes policies on alledged misconduct in applications to the HRB

A detailed explanation of the HRB policy for dealing with alleged plagerism in HRB grant applications can be found below:

HRB Policy on alleged misconduct in applications made to HRB

Gender in research

A key objective of the HRB is to strive for gender balance in Irish health research .

A detailed explanation of the HRB policy on gender in research can be found below:

HRB Policy on gender in research funding

Intellectual property management

The HRB has guidelines on the generation and use of intellectual property arising from research.

The full HRB guidelines on intellectual property can be found below:

HRB Guidelines on intellectual property

Open access

The HRB observes policies on the open access to knowledge and ideas arising from research.

A detailed explanation of the HRB policy on Open Access publishing can be found below:

HRB Policy on Open Access to research

Research ethics

The HRB expects the research it funds to meet the highest ethical standards and observes policies that relfect this expectation.

A detailed explanation of the HRB policy on research ethics can be found below:

HRB Policy on research ethics

Tobacco funding

The HRB observes policies on the funding of research by the tobacco industry

A detailed explanation of the HRB policy on the tobacco industry funding of research can be found below:

HRB Policy on tobacco funding