Wednesday, 21 October 2015

HSE Open Access Research Award
submission date extended - closes on
Friday 30th October

To acknowledge the Open Access research output of professionals in the Irish health services, Lenus, the Irish Health Repository and the HSE’s Open Access Advisory Group are pleased to announce the   
2015 HSE Open Access Research Awards.

To be eligible for the award you will need to:

·        Be working for the HSE, on behalf of the HSE or in the Irish health system.
·        Have published and made openly (freely) accessible a piece of published research within the last 24 months.
·        Have published research which identifies a health service improvement.

Open access to health information has been proven to increase citation and impact, and can lead to the translation of research into better outcomes for patient care.

The winner will receive a specially-commissioned piece of glass and entries are now being accepted (online only) via

The closing date for receipt of entries is Friday 30th October 2015.  Successful applicants will be announced on December 11th, 2015.

Full details of the award are available Online

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