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

Register Now for the Summer Seminar: Health Inequalities: Time for a Re-Think?

Health Inequalities: Time for a Re-think?         Dr [...]

Save the date: SPHeRE Network 7th Annual Conference, Tuesday 23rd of February 2021

For more information please see https://www.sphereprogramme.ie/conference/    [...]

SPHeRE Blog

Low-Cost Monitoring of Local Air Quality and Public Health, by Dr Dean Venables

Air pollution is by far the most serious public health problem caused by environmental factors[1] an[...]

The Impact of the Pandemic on My PhD in Health Economics - A Poem by Gintare Valentelyte

On the 12th of March on a bright Thursday afternoon, An RCSI e-mail was circulated telling us to [...]