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Heath Research Institute

The Health Research Institue (HRI) is a cross-faculty institute that brings together researchers in UL and its partner institutions, with a focus on convergent and translational health research.

The HRI aims to conduct excellent research in order to enhance people’s health and well-being and transform the health environment for the population. Addressing these grand challenges requires collaboration across disciplines and sectors. This is why we are committed to supporting interdisciplinary research groups who work closely with our healthcare and industry partners. Our areas of research strength include Health Technologies, Lifestyle and Health, Health Services Delivery, and Patient and Public Involvement in Research.

The HRI research groups include: 

  • Implementation Science and Evidence Based Practice
  • UL Cancer Research Group
  • Aging Research Centre
  • Physical Activity for Health
  • Product Design and the Performing Arts
  • Participatory and Arts based methods for Involving Migrants in Research

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