We will upload information about the latest recipients to have been awarded HRC funding for all of our funding opportunities as this information becomes officially available.

The information provided is for ‘year to date’ funding.

Previous Recipient List

  • 2012 Funding Round
    Professor Chris Cunningham
    Massey University, Wellington
    Best Health for Māori: Te Hoe Nuku Roa - Housing, Hazards and Health
    $786,852
    36 months
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Liliani 'Atiola
    The University of Auckland
    How food policy awards impact Healthy Village Action Zone (HVAZ) churches
    $5,000
    3 months
  • 2007 Funding Round
    Dr Haxby Abbott
    University of Otago
    Decreasing pain, disability, waiting lists and costs of osteoarthritis
    $646,762
    36 months
  • 2007 Funding Round
    Dr Haxby Abbott
    University of Otago
    Economic analysis of physiotherapy care to reduce costs of osteoarthritis
    $134,565
    12 months
  • 2011 Career Development Awards - Sir Charles Hercus Fellowship
    Haxby Abbott
    University of Otago
    Optimising cost-effectiveness in the management of osteoarthritis
    $500,000
    51 months
  • Research Partnerships for New Zealand Health Delivery
    Dr William Abbott
    Auckland District Health Board
    Prediction of serious liver inflammation in chronic hepatitis B virus infection
    $174,386
    18 months
  • 2010 Funding Round
    Professor Cliff Abraham
    University of Otago
    Cognitive decline during aging and Alzheimer's: Biomarkers & therapeutic targets
    $4,479,233
    60 months
  • 2011 Funding Round
    Dr Istvan Abraham
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    ANGELS as a Potential Treatment for Alzheimer's Disease
    $782,886
    36 months
  • 2007 Funding Round
    Associate Professor Wickliffe Abraham
    University of Otago
    Mechanisms of secreted amyloid precursor protein regulation of synaptic plasticity
    $1,024,344
    36 months
  • 2013 Funding Round
    Professor Wickliffe Abraham
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Astrocyte-neuron communication in a novel homeostatic form of metaplasticity
    $569,000
    36 months
  • 2006 Funding Round
    Dr David Ackerley
    Victoria Link Limited
    The role of quinone oxidoreuctases in virulence of Pseudomonas aeruginosa
    $131,000
    36 months
  • 2009 Funding Round
    Dr Monica Acosta
    The University of Auckland
    Studying eye diseases of Māori, Pacific and the elderly using animal models
    $150,000
    36 months
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Mrs Litiuingi Ahio
    AUT University
    Vaevae manava and food security in Tongan communities: A way forward
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • Pacific Health Research Development Grant
    Mrs Litiuingi Ahio
    AUT University
    Sustaining a community-based health initiative using digital technologies
    $10,000
    6 months
  • 2008 Funding Round
    Ms Annabel Ahuriri-Driscoll
    Institute of Environmental Science & Research Ltd
    Te Tomokanga: a model for facilitating bicultural health policy and programme development
    $350,000
    18 months
  • 2006 Funding Round
    Dr Philip Ainslie
    University of Otago
    Effects of physical activity on blood flow to the brain in young and old humans
    $150,000
    36 months
  • 2012 Career Development Awards - Māori Health Research Summer Studentship
    Zarah Allport
    The University of Auckland
    Māori housing-related potentially avoidable hospitalisations in Waitemata DHB
    $5,000
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Ms Zarah Allport
    The University of Auckland
    A joint Auckland District Health Board and Waitemata District Health Board Pacific Demographic and Health status report
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • 2010 Funding Round
    Professor Shanthi Ameratunga
    The University of Auckland
    Determinants of life-threatening injuries among young and middle-aged adults
    $789,352
    36 months
  • 2011 Funding Round
    Professor Shanthi Ameratunga
    The University of Auckland
    M-health Delivery for Reducing Alcohol in the Trauma Environment (MoDeRATE) Trial
    $1,185,265
    36 months