Insight, opinion and analysis of the work we do, the work we fund, and important issues in health and social care research.
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Pipework and smoothies - perspectives on collaboration and partnership in research
Our latest blog sees science writer Dr Claire O’Connell recap on the Health Research Board (HRB) Grant Holders Conference 2023: “Perspectives on...
Connecting the dots between drugs research and policy
Brian Galvin, Programme Manager for Drug and Alcohol Research at the HRB, works daily forging links between the drugs research and policy communities....
Co-creating the future of personalised medicine in Ireland
The right treatment for the right person at the right time: this is the promise of personalised medicine (PM), a paradigm shift in healthcare with...
Research to fight antibiotic resistance
Today marks European Antibiotic Awareness Day (EAAD) 2022, and in this blog, Professors Akke Vellinga and Cristín Ryan discuss the growing threat of...
Seven reasons to care about Research Integrity
On 23 and 24 November, Science Europe will host a workshop on research ethics and integrity in the context of public engagement. Ahead of that, the...
EU4Health: harnessing the power of cross-border collaboration
Launched in 2021, the €5.3 billion EU4Health programme marks a whole new era in EU funding for public health, and aims to build stronger, more...
Collaborating to improve outcomes for people with breast cancer
October marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In this blog, Gavin Lawler (Manager of the Irish Research Radiation Oncology Group – IRROG – a HRB...
PPI in action
As we mark World Alzheimer's Day 2022, Karen Meenan discusses the importance of a Public, Patient and Carer Involvement (PPI) panel to the work of...
Finding PPI contributors – it’s easier than you think!
The most common question researchers new to public, patient and carer involvement (PPI) in research ask is: “But how will I find PPI contributors?”...
A day in the life of a research nurse
As we mark International Clinical Trials Day (ICTD), research nurse June Considine (pictured) describes a typical day’s work at Clinical Research...
Global collaboration to address real-time evidence needs: a call to arms
As outlined by the HRB-supported Global Commission on Evidence to Address Societal Challenges, COVID-19 has made clear how evidence should inform...
How ladders, webs and side-steps can shape the most rewarding careers
As we mark two years since the establishment of the National Office for Research Ethics Committees, its Head, Jennifer Ralph James, reflects on the...
Eight tips for consortium-building in Horizon Europe
Building a competitive and relevant consortium is crucial to funding success in Horizon Europe. Here, Kay Duggan-Walls, the HRB’s National Contact...
Applying research findings in real time
As we launch our Applied Partnership Awards (APA) funding scheme, the HRB’s Catherine Gill and Ailbhe Lamont tell you what it’s all about, why it’s...
As we reach the end of 2021, staff from across the HRB reflect on some of their year’s highlights and key achievements.
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