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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

Save The Date: 2021 Summer Seminar

      Dr John Ford is a Clinical Lecturer in Public Health at the [...]

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

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


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When COVID-19 struck in early 2020 attention quickly turned to the impact the pandemic was having on[...]

The Artist Formerly Known as…"Respite": A personal account of getting stuck, and unstuck during a PhD, by Dr Emma O'Shea

I began my PhD at the School of Nursing, Psychotherapy and Community Health, in Dublin City Universi[...]