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

  • 2006 Funding Round
    Dr David Ackerley
    Victoria Link Limited
    The role of quinone oxidoreuctases in virulence of Pseudomonas aeruginosa
    $131,000
    36 months
  • 2009 Funding Round
    Dr Monica Acosta
    The University of Auckland
    Studying eye diseases of Māori, Pacific and the elderly using animal models
    $150,000
    36 months
  • 2006 Funding Round
    Dr Philip Ainslie
    University of Otago
    Effects of physical activity on blood flow to the brain in young and old humans
    $150,000
    36 months
  • Emerging researcher first grant (2017 funding round)
    Dr Benjamin Albert
    University of Auckland
    Omega-3 fats during obese pregnancy, for metabolic protection of the offspring
    $249,926
    36 months
  • 2016 funding round - Emerging Researcher First Grant
    Dr Anneka Anderson
    University of Auckland
    Māori experiences of antenatal care in Tāmaki Makarau
    $149,947
    30 months
  • Emerging researcher first grant (2017 funding round)
    Dr Timothy Angeli
    University of Auckland
    Development of targeted gastric ablation as a novel gastrointestinal therapy
    $250,000
    36 months
  • 2016 funding round - Emerging Researcher First Grant
    Dr Nicola Anstice
    University of Auckland
    Improving children's vision screening: Are Lea symbols a better option?
    $144,570
    36 months
  • 2013 Funding Round
    Mr Joseph Antoun
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    The genetics of dentofacial growth anomalies
    $149,462
    36 months
  • 2006 Funding Round
    Dr Armaz Aschrafi
    Massey University
    In search of the molecular basis of mental retardation
    $138,350
    36 months
  • 2010 Funding Round
    Dr Andrew Bahn
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Translational control of urate transporters via microRNAs
    $149,884
    36 months
  • 2011 Funding Round
    Dr Augusto Barbosa
    The University of Auckland
    The Outcomes of Lactobacillus and Trichomonas vaginalis Interaction
    $145,200
    36 months
  • Emerging researcher first grant (2017 funding round)
    Dr Kathryn Beck
    Massey University, Auckland
    Optimising cognitive function: the role of dietary and lifestyle patterns
    $246,508
    36 months
  • 2010 Funding Round
    Dr Jackie Benschop
    Massey University
    Leptospirosis in New Zealand: diagnostics, strain typing and transmission
    $148,000
    36 months
  • 2015 Funding Round - Emerging Researcher First Grant
    Dr Mary Berry
    University of Otago, Wellington
    Premature celebration? The late effects of early birth
    $149,941
    24 months
  • 2014 Funding Round – Emerging Researcher First Grant
    Dr Katherine Black
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Which diet? Dietary interventions and blood pressure
    $149,994
    24 months
  • Emerging researcher first grant (2017 funding round)
    Dr Joanna Black
    University of Auckland
    Aniseikonia as a potential barrier to neural plasticity: Does image size matter?
    $247,915
    36 months
  • 2016 funding round - Emerging Researcher First Grant
    Dr Paul Blatchford
    The New Zealand Institute of Plant and Food Research Limited
    Improving gut microbiota in IBD patients using enteral nutrition and curcumin
    $114,296
    24 months
  • 2010 Funding Round
    Dr Joseph Boden
    University of Otago
    Alcohol and antisocial behaviour: Findings in two birth cohorts
    $868,766
    36 months
  • 2012 Funding Round
    Mr Mikael Boulic
    Massey University, Palmerston North
    Improving Health and Wellbeing in Low Decile Classrooms with a Low Cost Solar Ventilation System
    $149,974
    36 months
  • 2007 Funding Round
    Dr Elizabeth Broadbent
    The University of Auckland
    A trial on the effects of psychological preparation for surgery on wound healing
    $139,830
    24 months