Published: 9 February 2017
The Health Research Board and the Public Health Agency (Northern Ireland) will support recruitment of staff to help maximise knowledge transfer of findings into policy and practice.
Published: 8 February 2017
Researchers from the HRB-funded Perinatal Ireland scoop two major honours at the word's most prestigious obstetric research meeting, the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine (SMFM) annual clinical meeting in the USA.
Published: 1 February 2017
Dr Mairéad O'Driscoll, will be appointed Interim Chief Executive at the Health Research Board while recruitment for the position is underway.
Published: 26 January 2017
Dr Andrew Smyth, NUI Galway has secured a prestigious Wellcome Post-Doctoral Training Fellowship award through the SFI-HRB-Wellcome Partnership to carry out a clinical trial to determine the effect of dietary modification on...
Published: 16 January 2017
Congratulations to Sophie Weldon, Laura Weldon and Emma Kleiser Byrne, from Loreto Secondary School in Balbriggan, County Dublin who won the HRB Special Prize for their project, 'Does consuming certain varieties of potatoes as a...
Published: 20 December 2016
The report presents the census data from psychiatric units and hospitals on 31 March 2016 including details such as demographics, diagnosis, length-of-stay. It also looks at some of the key trends in these areas over the past 50...
Published: 15 December 2016
Trinity College Dublin (TCD) and University College Dublin (UCD) are the first Irish universities to tap into the Wellcome Institutional Strategic Support Fund securing €1.1 million each.
Published: 13 December 2016
The latest figures from the Health Research Board (HRB) show that almost two people died each day in Ireland during 2014 as a result of poisoning, trauma or medical causes linked to drug use. A total of 697* people died in 2014...
Published: 10 December 2016
The Health Research Board and other Irish research funding agencies, including the Irish Research Council and Science Foundation Ireland, will require higher education institutions to have Athena Swan gender equality...
Published: 8 December 2016
HRB invests €2.25 million to enhance the development of national clinical guidelines and improve patient safety.
Published: 6 December 2016
Films by people with intellectual disabilities (ID) for people with intellectual disabilities illuminate research findings on the complex and unique health and social challenges facing Ireland’s population who are ageing with an...
Published: 1 December 2016
This funding supports 46 projects with 12 (7 academic coordinators and 5 SME coordinators) of these being led by Ireland. It is part of a total €336.7 million drawdown by Ireland from the EU Horizon 2020 programme for Research...
Published: 28 November 2016
Physiotherapy, occupational therapy and technical aids are what people with physical and sensory disabilities need most to have fuller and more independent lives, according to the latest figures published today (28 November 2016)...
Published: 24 November 2016
The study, using data from the HRB's National Alcohol Diary Survey 2013 has examined the relationship between high-risk drinking, personal income, place of purchase and price paid for alcohol.
Published: 15 November 2016
HRB-funded research by Professor James O'Gara in NUI Galway shows how simple changes to antibiotic treatment of MRSA may help beat the bacteria.
Published: 12 November 2016
Ahead of World Diabetes Day on 14 November figures from a Health Research Board-funded study by researchers at University College Cork suggest that between 2004 and 2013, on average two people per month went blind from diabetic...
Published: 11 November 2016
Congratulations to HRB-funded researcher Professor Fidelma Dunne from NUI Galway who won the overall award at the Irish Healthcare Awards 2016.
Published: 7 November 2016
A HRB-funded study by researchers in Trinity College Dublin has revealed a litany of hidden health problems affecting every aspect of mother's lives, including mental, physical and sexual health.
Published: 19 October 2016
HRB-funded researchers at the National Cancer Registry Ireland have found that premature deaths from cancer will cost the Irish economy €73 billion between 2011 and 2030.
Published: 14 October 2016
The Wellcome – HRB Irish Clinical Academic Training Programme was launched by Minister Harris last month. Molecular Medicine Ireland (MMI) is now inviting applications for the first cohort of eight medical graduates.
Published: 13 October 2016
The HRB and the Medical Research Charities Group are funding a team from Trinity College Dublin, that will investigate whether the children’s anaesthetic ketamine, which has recently been shown to have antidepressant effects,...
Published: 7 October 2016
The multi-disciplinary Auditory Implant Clinic at Mater Hospital has won the HRB-sponsored Health Innovation category at this year's Irish Medical and Surgical Trade Association Med Tech Awards. Their innovation has reduced...
Published: 6 October 2016
Dr Graham Love, Chief Executive at the Health Research Board (HRB) said, 'This colouring book 'journey through the brain' shows that research and creativity do go hand-in-hand. The purpose of our Knowledge Exchange and...
Published: 29 September 2016
The Health Research Board (HRB) today published the Annual Report of the National Intellectual Disability Database Committee 2015. The report, based on data from 28,108 people, highlights service provision levels in 2015 along...
Published: 29 September 2016
More Irish people will have access to multi-centre clinical trials as a result of HRB Clinical Research Coordination Ireland (HRB -CRCI) which is officially launched today. The hub will be central to building Ireland’s reputation...