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 Research Education Support Grant call is now open. The MRCG/HRB Joint Funding Scheme is now open.

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Funding Opportunities

Research Grants

The Research Education Support Grant call is now open. The MRCG/HRB Joint Funding Scheme is now open.

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News

NCRC researcher wins prize for best paper at international conference

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Congratulations to NCRC’s Dr. Hiroki Nakamura who won the highly competitive Michael Höllwarth Prize for the best paper presented at the 30th International Symposium on Paediatric Surgical Research for his presentation on “Altered Goblet Cell Function in Hirschsprung’s Disease”. This prestigious award is decided by the International Board of Paediatric Surgical Research consisting of 12 [...]

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NCRC Annual Highlights 2016

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The NCRC is delighted to launch our Annual Highlights 2016. Thanks to the continued hard work and commitment of our partners in the CMRF and OLCHC, our researchers, and all those who have dedicated their time and effort to the work of the NCRC, we have once again been able to support the highest quality [...]

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Careers

Medical Scientist

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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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New Children’s Hospital

The NCRC welcomes the first phase of construction of the New Children’s Hospital

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The NCRC is excited by the opportunities presented by the New Children’s Hospital. Designed to be a world-class academic teaching hospital with clinical care, education, and research at its core, it has the potential to make real changes to the lives of sick children.

The NCRC believes that a strong relationship between research and clinical care is essential to ensure that paediatric research remains child-focussed and translational. The New Children’s Hospital, to include a state-of-the-art Children’s Research and Innovation Centre, will provide an opportunity to develop a vibrant and collaborative research environment. A place where scientists, doctors, nurses, and all health professionals can work together to ensure that sick children receive the best possible treatment available. With the new hospital now on its way, the NCRC will continue to build research capacity and excellence as we move towards this new and exciting chapter in Irish paediatric medicine.

For more information on the New Children’s Hospital please visit www.newchildrenshospital.ie