We invest in a broad range of research on issues important to New Zealand, and support the development of health research careers. Our mission is 'benefiting New Zealand through health research'.
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Our publications provide information about funding opportunities and profile HRC-funded research outcomes. Our media releases highlight recent funding announcements and HRC-related news.
Our research and funding documents contain support and reference information for applicants applying for funding, as well as background information for referees and committee members.
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We celebrate New Zealand health research excellence by awarding two medals annually. The Liley Medal acknowledges an individual whose recent research has made an outstanding contribution to the health and medical sciences, and the Beaven Medal recognises excellence in translational health research.
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