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22 June 2017

New Zealand’s first health research strategy, launched today, will help nurture and grow a strong health research workforce that can provide solutions to New Zealand’s unique health challenges.

15 June 2017

An unprecedented seven research projects focused on improving the health of New Zealand’s Pacific community have been awarded combined funding of more than $6.3 million in the HRC's latest funding round.

15 June 2017

A New Zealand-based study with strong international collaboration from Australia and the UK is set to provide a major step forward in understanding how one of the world’s most problematic superbugs survives antibiotic treatment during infection. It's one of 51 projects funded in the HRC's latest funding round.

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15 June 2017

A new multimillion dollar trial involving more than 3,900 infants born at Auckland, Middlemore and Wellington hospitals will aim to find out if using paracetamol in infancy to treat pain and fever is associated with childhood asthma.