Published: 18 April 2018
The main recipients of HRB funding (UCD, TCD, RCSI, UCC, NUIG, UL, DCU and Cancer Trials Ireland) have been invited to each select two suitable individuals who will attend a 5-day training course in the Netherlands to become...
Published: 9 April 2018
Dr Darrin Morrissey will take up the position of Chief Executive of the Health Research Board (HRB) in July 2018.
Published: 8 March 2018
Professor Jane Grimson becomes the new Chairperson of the HRB Board.
Published: 7 March 2018
Applying Research into Policy & Practice Postdoctoral Fellowship (ARPP) 2018 Deadline for applications is Thursday 15th March 2018 through the GEMS system. Collaborative Doctoral Awards in Patient-focused Research...
Published: 18 January 2018
Congratulations to Thomas Hayes a sixth year student from Yeats College Galway who won this year's HRB special prize at the BT Young Scientist Exhibition 2018.
Published: 1 January 2018
The 2018 Public Health Programme call for applications for project actions, with four topic priorities will launch shortly.
Published: 19 December 2017
As the year comes to a close, we would encourage you to read about some of the positive outcomes health research is having for people's health and our health services.
Published: 12 December 2017
Almost two people died each day in Ireland during 2015 as a result of poisoning, trauma or medical causes linked to drug use according to the latest figures from the Health Research Board (HRB).
Published: 9 December 2017
8 December 2017, Brussels. Video recordings and PowerPoint slides available
Published: 16 November 2017
The Health Research Board has invested €740,000 in two Irish research projects that look at how antibiotic resistance might be influenced by the food supply chain. The funding is part of a joint EU and international research...
Published: 13 November 2017
Interested in serving on the HRB Board? We currently have three vacancies. The details about the vacancies, eligibility and how to apply are available from the Stateboards.ie website. The closing date for submission of...
Published: 2 November 2017
The EU Joint Programme – Neurodegenerative Disease Research (JPND), has just opened a searchable online database of neurodegenerative disease cohort studies called the JPND Global Cohort Portal.
Published: 25 October 2017
Dr Mairead O'Driscoll, Interim Chief Executive at the Health Research Board comments on the HRB Open Access initiative.
Published: 23 October 2017
Three new projects will investigate more effective MRSA treatment options, sequence the genome of ‘Atlantic-edge’ populations and explore how the brain regulates access to feelings, perceptions and memories.
Published: 18 October 2017
Presentations from the Irish launch in University College Dublin (UCD) can be found at the url below.
Published: 18 October 2017
The Health Research Board and other Irish funding agencies launched the final three-year Work Programme of Horizon 2020 today, Wednesday 18th October in University College Dublin.
Published: 27 September 2017
A new clinical trial called TRANSFUSE, has found the age of transfused blood cells did not impact patient survival rates among critically ill adults. The findings end speculation that fresher blood may be superior for critically...
Published: 7 September 2017
Ireland has set out its preliminary position on Framework Programme 9 (FP9), the successor to Horizon 2020.
Published: 24 August 2017
HRB-funded researchers at Trinity College Dublin and St James’s Hospital, working in a team with the University of Cambridge and University of Seattle, have identified a way that TB hijacks our immune cells in the early stages of...
Published: 15 August 2017
The new HRB Emerging Investigator Awards will enable researchers at the mid stage of their career to shift gear to become independent investigators. The HRB is investing €8.3 million through this scheme to support 11 researchers...
Published: 25 July 2017
Young people, single people and depression continue to dominate admissions for psychiatric care.
Published: 17 July 2017
Research and evidence will form a key part of Reducing Harm, Supporting Recovery. A health-led approach to drug and alcohol use in Ireland 2017-25.
Published: 13 July 2017
The National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI) have opened a public consultation process on a new ISO standard for biobanking.
Published: 3 July 2017
Independent advisors call for increased EU investment in research and innovation for the sake of Europe's future
Europe must capitalise better on the knowledge it produces, and turn its innovation potential into economic growth.
Published: 20 June 2017
The Health Research Board (HRB) has published the National Intellectual Disability Database (NIDD) and The National Physical and Sensory Disability Database (NPSDD) reports. Together, they review the latest information on...