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05 September 2018

Consultation is now underway into New Zealand's first set of health research priorities. If you would like to have your say, please read the consultation document before filling out the online survey. For more on the priority-setting process, visit our Consultation page.

04 September 2018

A sleep intervention in infancy worked better to prevent childhood obesity than conventional support like healthy eating and physical activity, according to new research from the University of Otago.

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31 August 2018

The Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC) is pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s Ngā Kanohi Kitea full project grants.


30 July 2018

The pertussis (whooping cough) vaccine given to infants at six weeks of age will be tested for its effectiveness in babies whose mums were vaccinated during pregnancy.