Thursday, 23 October 2014

Open Access Research Award

The HSE Open Access Research Advisory Group have announced a new Open Access Research Award.
The research must address a specific health problem. Areas of inquiry can draw on expertise from anywhere across the spectrum, from the medical, nursing, health and social care disciplines to management. Its ultimate aim should be to fuel significant progress and/or a fundamental change in our collective understanding of an important issue.

Categories include:
  • Mental Health
  • Acute Hospitals
  • Primary Care
  • Social Care
  • Health and Well Being
  • Quality & Patient Safety
  • National Cancer Control Programme
  • National Clinical Programmes

The proposal must meet the following minimum requirements:
Identify a principal investigator
Approach a topic of local or national significance
Identify a health service improvement as a result of the research
The output must be published in a peer-reviewed journal and openly accessible. Major dissertations which are openly accessible are also eligible. The authors must agree to deposit the research in Lenus the Irish health repository.
The research must have been published in the past 24 months.
Deadlines for entry
The 'Nomination for open access health research award' form is available at Applicants should submit their form online by 5pm 28th November 2014. 

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