Recruitment: The deadline for applications to the SPHeRE 2020/2021 academic year is midnight Sunday, April 19th

HRB Funded SPHeRE Scholarships
HRB EMeRGe Breast Cancer Project Scholarship
HRB Collaborative Doctoral Award Funded Scholarships in assorted disciplines (stroke, diabetes, chronic disease prevention)

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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 Public Winter Seminar

Chair: Professor Susan Smith All welcome, please register your attendance below![...]

SPHeRE Network 5th Annual Conference, 2019

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


Knowledge translation and exchange to health policy stakeholders; key learning from a diabetes psychology group

The Psychologists in Diabetes Group are a mix of psychologists working clinically in paediatric and [...]

Using Creative Methods for Health Research

People most likely to be affected by research are often those least likely to participate in resea[...]