A new Explorer Grant study announced today will delve into Auckland’s sewer network to quantify and map levels of antibiotic resistance in the community, allowing researchers to estimate levels of resistance in healthy, asymptomatic individuals as well as in those who are unwell.
The Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC) and Ministry of Health have awarded more than $3.8 million to COVID-19 research in the fields of health and social science, as a result of an urgent funding call issued by the agencies last month.
The Health Research Council and the National Natural Science Foundation of China are now inviting applications for two funding opportunities to support the development of collaborative research relationships between New Zealand and China.
Applications are now open for two funding opportunities focused on responding to the current coronavirus disease (COVID-19) threat, and strengthening New Zealand’s research capacity and response to emerging infectious disease threats.
WorkSafe New Zealand and the Health Research Council (HRC) have announced new joint funding for two research projects that will explore how to reduce work-related ill health in small and medium-sized organisations in New Zealand.
A new study is about to get underway to help understand the psychological and physical effects of the March 15 Mosque attacks in Christchurch last year and to link those directly affected with additional support, if needed.
We are the first major government funding agency to use a lottery to allocate research funding (for our Explorer Grant scheme). A newly published paper reports on a survey of applicants to see how they view this different approach.