The Health Research Board (HRB) is Ireland’s leading funding agency supporting innovative health research and delivering data and evidence that improves people’s health and patient care.
The agency is committed to putting people first, and ensuring data and evidence are used in policy and practice to overcome health challenges, advance health systems, and benefit society and the economy.
The challenge: supporting a changing research community
The 21st centu...
Wellcome is an independent charitable foundation. It supports bold and ambitious discovery research with the potential to transform the way we understand life, health, and wellbeing.
Wellcome helps researchers from across a wide range of backgrounds and disciplines to focus on learning about our world, generating innovative and creative ideas to improve human health.
Alongside its commitment to this work, Wellcome is taking on three urgent healthcare challenges:
Climate change and heal...
The Bill & Melinda Gates foundation is an organization in the United States launched by Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates in 2000. It is now reported to be the world’s second largest charitable organization as of 2020. Published research resulting from the foundation’s funding aims to help fight poverty, disease, and inequity around the globe.
Solving the challenges of the 21st century
The Bill & Melinda Gates foundation works with thousands of researchers and institutions ...
Making science open to everyone has huge benefits for researchers and society. But there are still barriers preventing academics from choosing this path. During the recent Charleston Conference, Rebecca Lawrence, Managing Director at F1000 and Ashley Farley, Program Officer of Knowledge & Research Services at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, ran a session to discuss some of the programs and services that can encourage and equip researchers to choose open research.
In 2020 the worl...
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