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HRC Resource Library

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.

  • Pacific Health Research Committee membership

    Advisory and Assessing Committees
    The Pacific Health Research Committee provides advice to Council on matters of importance to Pacific health research, particularly on areas of priority for investment, and where there are gaps in knowledge, capacity and capability.
  • Example HRC Research Contract

    Funding information
    This example contract covers the agreement between the Health Research Council and a research provider for the duration of a funded research programme.
  • Pacific Health Research Committee terms of reference

    Advisory and Assessing Committees
    This document outlines the Committee's scope and responsibilities.
  • HRC Research Ethics Guidelines December 2017

    Ethics reference documents
    The HRC expects investigators to conduct and report their work with objectivity and scientific honesty.
  • Review of HRC Funding Decisions, Policy and Procedure

    Funding information
    This policy outlines how the HRC handles requests for a review of funding decisions.
  • Statement of Intent 2017-20

    Impact and Performance publications
    The Statement of Intent details our strategic direction and desired outcomes over the medium-term and provides performance indicators in order to measure our progress.
  • NZ Health Research Strategy 2017-2027

    Strategic Goals and Statutory Functions
    This first New Zealand Health Research Strategy brings together science, health, research and innovation to form a more cohesive system that will have the greatest impact on the lives of New Zealanders.
  • Data Monitoring Core Committee terms of reference

    HRC Ethics and Regulatory Committees
    This document outlines the Committee's scope and responsibilities.
  • Data Monitoring Committee Charter template

    Ethics reference documents
    This document defines the primary roles and responsibilities of a DMC, its relationship with other trial committees, its membership and the purpose, along with a range of other procedural matters.
  • Staff Declaration - HRC Contracts

    Funding information
    This declaration allows Named Investigators and the Contractor to revise and update FTE information, and provides written confirmation that the staff named and paid will be given sufficient workload relief to fulfil the research contract objectives and milestones.
  • Strategic Refresh of the Health Research Council

    Strategic Goals and Statutory Functions
    This report of the strategic refresh of the HRC was prepared by officials from the Ministry of Health and the Ministry for Business, Innovation and Employment. It provides ministers with advice on how to maximise the contribution of the HRC to the government’s health and economic goals.
  • Ngå Pou Rangahau - The Strategic Plan for Māori Health Research 2010-2015

    Strategic Goals and Statutory Functions
    Ngå Pou Rangahau sets out the Måori Health Committee’s vision for Måori health research into the future.