A Māori-led Women’s Refuge service has received an HRC community project grant to explore the experiences of Māori in the Hauraki rohe in the aftermath of Cyclone Gabrielle. This is one of 13 grants awarded through our 2023 Ngā Kanohi Kitea Community Advancement Fund.
Research to eradicate inequities in cancer survival for Māori has gained funding from the Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC). It’s one of several five-year research programmes awarded a combined total of $35 million announced today.
The Health Research Council has announced $53.7 million in funding for research into pressing health issues, including a large trial to help New Zealanders quit vaping and a project to improve the health and wellbeing outcomes of young Māori released from prison and youth justice residences.
The Health Research Council has just awarded $4.2M to 17 emerging researchers. Among them is Dr Kathryn Hally who is on a quest to find immunological biomarkers that can be used to predict an adverse recovery from surgery.
In one of 17 Explorer Grants announced today, researchers will soon be delving into the immersive next-generation version of the internet – the metaverse – to discover how the marketing and engagement practices of alcohol companies could be playing a role in the real-life drinking experiences of young people.
Whakatāne mum Keri Topperwien (Ngāti Awa, Ngāti Porou), who set up a charity with her husband to help support whanāu who have a child with cancer, is one of 16 recipients of the Health Research Council's revamped Ngā Kanohi Kitea Community Advancement Fund.