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Subject: Funded research
This report presents an analysis of 134 HRB grants (combined spend of â,¬44 million) that completed in 2012 and 2013. It provides an overview of the initial outputs and some outcomes arising from these grants across a range of metrics and indicators. An important proviso in...
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Subject: Courses
The directory contains courses that are upcoming, and courses that have been completed but may be given again in the future. The Directory does not assess or provide information about the quality or relevance of any of the courses listed. Neither the inclusion nor the omission of any course should...
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Subject: Suicide, self-harm
The Evidence Centre of the Health Research Board (HRB) was commissioned by the National Office for Suicide Prevention to carry out a review of the evidence base for suicide prevention. In this report, we present our findings from a review of reviews, seeking to answer two research questions: 1....
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This paper presents figures from the National Drug Treatment Reporting System (NDTRS) on treated problem alcohol use in Ireland, for the period 2009 to 2013.
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Subject: Health impacts
This report presents the findings of a review of the evidence carried out by a team at the Evidence Centre of the Health Research Board (HRB) on the health impacts of community water fluoridation (CWF).
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Subject: Food content
The HRB has just completed a review of the fat and carbohydrate content of the Department of Health's (DOH) food pyramid. The ultimate aim of this review was to provide up-to-date international evidence regarding the composition of the food pyramid, focusing in particular on simple and...
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Subject: Medical training
Executive summary. Purpose: The Department of Health (DoH) is in the process of undertaking a strategic review of medical training and career structure for post-graduate medical doctors in Ireland. To assist this process, the DoH required a review of the literature on specific aspects of mentoring...
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Subject: Funded research
Contents HRB 2013 at a glance Chairman's statement Research Strategy and Funding Health Information and Evidence Corporate Operations Extract from the Financial Statements List of HRB publications in 2013 List of HRB awards made in 2013
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This rapid evidence assessment (REA) report summarises evidence-based information on the efficacy and effectiveness of drug and alcohol abuse prevention programmes provided outside of school settings. It pulls together evidence from a range of published literature which includes reviews that seek...
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Subject: Drug addiction
This rapid evidence assessment (REA) summarises evidence on the role of social and human capital in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. It synthesises evidence from a range of literature, including reviews which seek to identify the role that social relationships play in the process of...

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