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.
The Health Research Council and the Ministry of Health have formed an exciting new funding initiative to facilitate the development of a sustainable, nationally coordinated and equitable clinical trials enterprise in New Zealand.