The HRC has introduced a new Māori Health Advancement criterion as part of its assessment process. These guidelines will support health researchers in describing how their proposed research contributes to Māori health advancement.
The Biomedical Research Committee is a statutory HRC committee set out in the HRC Act, with members appointed by the HRC Council. The committee advises on biomedical research funding that's offered through a range of HRC grant types.
The purpose of the Peer Review Manual is to outline each stage of the review process for applicants, committee members and reviewers. For the latest Peer Review Manual pertaining to a specific round, head to the relevant funding page on HRC Gateway.
The HRC is responsible to the Minister of Health, and its major funding agreement is through the Minister of Science and Innovation. Our statutory functions are outlined in the Health Research Council Act 1990.
This CV template, used by several other organisations, can be used in all HRC funding applications. It standardises the type of information asked for and eliminates the need for researchers to reformat their CV each time they apply for funding.