National Children's Research Centre

About Us

We are the single largest paediatric research centre in

Ireland. Funded entirely by the CMRF, we support key areas of research of significance to children’s health.

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Programmes

We have prioritized a number of research areas; this is a dynamic process and is regularly reviewed allowing us to adapt to new developments and demands.

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How Can We Help?

Our aim is to foster high quality research into childhood illnesses and disease. We offer a range of funding opportunities and supports to help both new and established researchers.

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Research Grants

The Clinical Research Fellowship 2017 call is now open for applications. The closing date for applications is 13th February 2017 at 12 noon, Irish time.

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Funding Opportunities

Research Grants

The Clinical Research Fellowship 2017 call is now open for applications. The closing date for applications is 13th February 2017 at 12 noon, Irish time.

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News

Scientists uncover new weapon in the fight against infection

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Research funded by the NCRC shows that hydrogen peroxide released by cells in the gut and lungs protects us from bacterial infections. Infectious diseases are among the leading cause of death in children around the world. When children die from infection, it is because their natural defences have been overwhelmed. Thus, to better treat infectious [...]

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The NCRC Research Symposium 2016

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We would like to thank everyone that participated in the NCRC Research Symposium 2016. The quality of both the research and the presentations was exceptionally high. It is with that in mind that we would like to congratulate Ian Woods and Dr Kiva Brennan, this year recipients of the awards for best presentation by a [...]

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Careers

Postdoctoral Research Fellow – Childhood Obesity Immunology Group

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Applications are sought for the position of postdoctoral fellow (level 1 or 2), commencing in early 2017 in the Childhood Obesity Immunology Research Group in the National Children’s Research Centre, Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin and St. Vincent’s University Hospital. More information on this exciting new position is available here (.pdf)

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Postdoctoral Research Fellow – Paediatric Immunology Research Group

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The National Children’s Research Centre (NCRC) is the primary paediatric research institute in Ireland, and has both a state of the art research laboratory and the Children’s Clinical Research Unit at Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin. The NCRC funds research into childhood disease and has a national and international reputation for the high quality of [...]

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