SPHeRE Conference 2019

Registration is available for the next SPHeRE Conference, which will take place on Tuesday, 26th February 2019 in the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. 

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Recruitment for the 2019/20 SPHeRE Cohort is now open.

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SPHeRE Programme

The SPHeRE programme provides a key infrastructure to support health research in Ireland through a unique and innovative PhD programme funded by the Health Research Board (HRB).

This programme is expanding Ireland’s capacity to conduct population health and health services research and maximise its translation into policy and practice.

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SPHeRE Network

The SPHeRE Network is Ireland’s largest population and health services research network connecting individuals working in research, policy and practice. We aim to facilitate opportunities for research activities which support the information needs of policy makers and health service providers. Through events and activities we proactively connect the individuals and organisations who produce and use health services research.

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SPHeRE Events

SPHeRE Network 5th Annual Conference, 2019

  Venue: RCSI College Hall , 123 St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2 Date: 26th February 2019[...]


Exploring intervention fidelity in trials of interventions to change infant feeding behaviours – are we testing what we think we’re testing?

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Prevention and intervention of childhood obesity needed before school entry – longitudinal findings from Ireland

Despite the almost constant news coverage,  obesity remains a top five killer both globall[...]