We will upload information about the latest recipients to have been awarded HRC funding for all of our funding opportunities as this information becomes officially available.

The information provided is for ‘year to date’ funding.

Previous Recipient List

  • International Relationship Fund
    Dr Romana Pylypchuk
    The University of Auckland
    HRC and National Natural Science Foundation of China
    Cardiovascular risk prediction for people with diabetes in New Zealand and China
    $86,600
    24 months
  • 2009 Partnership Programme
    Ms Tania Rauna
    Te Hauora o Turanganui a Kiwa Ltd
    Health Research Council of New Zealand, Nga Pae o te Maramatanga, Families Commission, Accident Compensation Corporation
    Resilient Whanau: Wellbeing through innovation and traditional practice
    $10,000
    3 months
  • 2011 Partnership Programme
    Mrs Rangimahora Reddy
    Rauawaawa Kaumatua Charitable Trust
    Health Research Council of New Zealand, Ministry of Health
    Maori health literacy and communication in palliative care: Kaumatua-led models
    $249,998
    12 months
  • 2010 Partnership Programme
    Professor Michael Roberts
    Massey University
    Health Research Council of New Zealand, Ministry of Health
    Early estimation of epidemic parameters
    $96,059
    12 months
  • 2009 Partnership Programme
    Ms Bridget Robson
    University of Otago
    Health Research Council of New Zealand, Ministry of Health
    Oral health research priorities for Maori
    $257,124
    13 months
  • 2009 Partnership Programme
    Ms Bridget Robson
    University of Otago, Wellington
    Health Research Council of New Zealand, Ministry of Health
    Oral health research priorities for Māori
    $257,000
    12 months
  • 2006 International Investment Opportunities Fund
    Professor Anthony Rodgers
    Auckland UniServices Ltd
    The polypill for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease
    $375,000
    12 months
  • 2011 Partnership Programme
    Dr Lynne Russell (Pere)
    Victoria University of Wellington
    Health Research Council of New Zealand, Ministry of Health
    Rangatahi Sexual and Reproductive Health Research
    $244,360
  • 2009 District Health Board Research Fund
    Mrs Madeleine Sands
    Auckland District Health Board Charitable Trust
    Evaluation of the MEND obesity management program in children with disability
    $78,435
    12 months
  • Partnership - Long-term conditions/Living well initiative
    Professor Diana Sarfati
    University of Otago, Wellington
    HRC, Ministry of Health, Healthier Lives National Science Challenge
    Innovative management of diabetes with a comprehensive digital health programme
    $1,600,000
    36 months
  • Breast Cancer Research in New Zealand initiative (2015)
    Dr Evelyn Sattlegger
    Massey University
    HRC, Breast Cancer Cure
    Testing a new drug target that promises to impair breast cancer cell growth
    $100,000
    24 months
  • 2010 Partnership Programme
    Professor Grant Schofield
    AUT University
    Health Research Council of New Zealand, Ministry of Health
    Brief Interventions in Primary Care and Workplace Settings
    $929,536
    40 months
  • Research Partnerships for New Zealand Health Delivery
    Professor Douglas Sellman
    University of Otago, in partnership with Christchurch PHO, Papanui Medical Centre and Christchurch South Medical Centre
    Recovery from obesity - Kia Akina: A community-based food addiction programme
    $176,310
    18 months
  • 2009 Distrcit Health Board Research Fund
    Dr Brett Shand
    Canterbury District Health Board
    Is measurement of skin autoflourescence an effective method for both screening and monitoring of diabetes?
    $108,232
    12 months
  • 2009 International Investment Opportunities Fund
    Professor Peter Shepherd
    The University of Auckland
    Understanding the relative roles of PIKfyve and PI 3-kinase isoforms in the regulation of metabolism
    $218,394
    12 months
  • 2013 International Relationship Fund: China-NZ collaborative project
    Professor Peter Shepherd
    University of Auckland
    Health Research Council of New Zealand
    Developing new anti-cancer drugs against genetically defined targets
    $398,797
    24 months
  • 2008 International Investment Opportunities Fund
    Associate Professor Deborah Sloboda
    The University of Auckland
    Nature versus Nurture: Nutrition and Maternal Care Affecting Health and Disease Risk
    $398,000
    30 months
  • 2013 International Relationship Fund: China-NZ collaborative project
    Dr Jeffrey Smaill
    University of Auckland
    Health Research Council of New Zealand
    Tumour-targeted FGFR therapeutics for smoking-related lung cancer
    $399,897
    36 months
  • Research Partnerships for New Zealand Health Delivery
    Dr Alesha Smith
    University of Otago, in partnership with Best Practice Advocacy Centre
    Integrating patient data to optimise medicines and reduce polypharmacy
    $178,273
    18 months
  • 2011 Partnership Programme
    Dr Margaret Southwick
    Pacific Perspectives Ltd
    Health Research Council of New Zealand, Ministry of Health
    Pacific health outcomes: Trends, barriers and navigating ways forward
    $897,303
    16 months