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15 August 2019

A HRC-funded study published today in the journal Thorax shows the big part that damp, mouldy homes play in respiratory illnesses in our under 2s.

Professor Kath McPherson
02 August 2019

On her last day as chief executive of the Health Research Council, Professor Kath McPherson signs off with her thoughts on the changing context, reach and impact of health research in Aotearoa, New Zealand.

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17 July 2019

The Waitangi Tribunal recently released the results from stage one of its inquiry into Māori grievances relating to health services and outcomes of national significance, and there are important implications for the health research sector.

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02 July 2019

Read about the upcoming changes to assessing research impact that will apply for our 2020 HRC Programme and Project funding rounds.