The Health Research Board will present the first HRB Impact Award, with a prize fund of €50,000, in early 2019. The award will recognise a researcher or health professional working in any health-related discipline who at any time during their career, has made, or is making, an outstanding contribution to research that has had a significant impact on people’s health
Research Positions at The National Children’s Research Centre. The National Children’s Research Centre (NCRC) is the primary paediatric research institute in Ireland, and has a state of the art research laboratory and the Children’s Clinical Research Unit at Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin. The NCRC funds research into childhood disease and has a national and international reputation for the high
CORBEL – ‘Coordinated Research Infrastructures Building Enduring Life-science Services’, is an initiative of thirteen new biological and medical research infrastructures (BMS RIs), which together will create a platform for harmonised user access to biological and medical technologies, biological samples and data services required by cutting-edge biomedical research. CORBEL is funded from the EU Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme.
Our colleagues in the European Clinical Research Infrastructure Network (ECRIN) have notified us of an exciting research placement programme for clinician scientists. The BITRECS (Biomedicine International Training Research programme for Excellent Clinician Scientists) call is promoted by IDIBAPS in Barcelona and co-funded by the European Commission. 10 positions are available. Full details and the application procedure can be found here.
The Irish Research Nurses Network (IRNN) were the Irish lead on a recent project to review research nursing and midwifery across the UK and Ireland, which has delivered The Whitehouse Report 2018. Florence Nightingale Foundation Scholar, and Lead Nurse for Research at The James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, England, Claire Whitehouse, has published a public report based on