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HRB Emerging Investigator Awards 2017: Pre-Call Announcement

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”3323″ img_size=”medium”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”3654″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The HRB will be launching in late September or early October 2016 a call for applications for the Emerging Investigators Award (EIA) 2017.

The HRB has identified the training, career development and support of exceptional researchers, talent and leadership as one of the key enablers to deliver the main objectives of the HRB Strategy 2016-2020 Research. Evidence. Action.

One of the actions identified in the HRB Health Research Careers programme of activities ( is to build capacity in new independent investigators. The main principles for the scheme have been approved by the HRB Board in early July and can be found below. The full call document will be available once the call is launched.

Please note the call is still at developmental stage and details will be finalised over the summer. 

What is the timeline for applications to the first call?

  • Call Opening: Late September/Early October 2016
  • Call Closing: Early/Mid-December 2016

HRB contacts:

  • Dr Siobhán Hendrick: t + 353 1 2345217 email:
  • Dr Annalisa Montesanti: t + 353 1 2345208 email:

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