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

  • Explorer Grant (2017 funding round)
    Dr Azam Ali
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    'No drill, no fill' - a novel substitute to regrow teeth
    $150,000
    24 months
  • 2018 Feasibility Study grant
    Dr Jane Alsweiler
    University of Auckland
    Caffeine prophylaxis to improve neurodevelopment in babies born late preterm
    $249,513
    24 months
  • 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
  • 2016 Funding Round - Project
    Professor Shanthi Ameratunga
    University of Auckland
    Towards streetscapes promoting inclusive mobility, health and wellbeing for all
    $1,188,467
    36 months
  • 2011 Funding Round
    Associate Professor Robert Anderson
    The University of Auckland
    Potent Reactive Radicals as Hypoxia-Selective Cytotoxins for Cancer Treatment
    $1,194,225
    36 months
  • 2009 Funding Round
    Associate Professor Robert Anderson
    The University of Auckland
    Prodrug release of kinase inhibitors in cancer therapy
    $719,625
    36 months
  • 2007 Funding Round
    Associate Professor Robert Anderson
    The University of Auckland
    Free radical studies and disease
    $1,405,446
    36 months
  • 2014 Funding Round – Project
    Professor Tim Anderson
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Genetics, brain imaging, and cognitive decline in Parkinson's disease
    $1,178,804
    36 months
  • 2016 funding round - Emerging Researcher First Grant
    Dr Anneka Anderson
    University of Auckland
    Māori experiences of antenatal care in Tāmaki Makarau
    $149,947
    30 months
  • 2016 Funding Round - Project
    Associate Professor Greg Anderson
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Targeting the RFRP neuronal system to control stress and anxiety
    $1,189,211
    36 months
  • Emerging researcher first grant (2017 funding round)
    Dr Timothy Angeli
    University of Auckland
    Development of targeted gastric ablation as a novel gastrointestinal therapy
    $250,000
    36 months
  • 2016 funding round - Emerging Researcher First Grant
    Dr Nicola Anstice
    University of Auckland
    Improving children's vision screening: Are Lea symbols a better option?
    $144,570
    36 months
  • 2013 Funding Round
    Mr Joseph Antoun
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    The genetics of dentofacial growth anomalies
    $149,462
    36 months
  • 2018 Emerging Researcher First Grant
    Dr Sarah Appleby
    University of Otago
    Role of myoregulin in cardiovascular disease
    $249,265
    36 months
  • 2007 Funding Round
    Associate Professor Vickery Arcus
    University of Waikato
    The role of the toxin-antitoxin repertoire in pathogen survival and persistence
    $843,987
    36 months
  • 2006 Funding Round
    Professor Bruce Arroll
    The University of Auckland
    Trial of a NZ developed screening questionnaire compared with a standard screen
    $581,755
    19 months
  • 2006 Funding Round
    Dr Armaz Aschrafi
    Massey University
    In search of the molecular basis of mental retardation
    $138,350
    36 months
  • 2008 Funding Round
    Dr Clive Aspin
    University of Waikato
    Monitoring sexually transmitted infections among Māori in the Bay of Plenty
    $144,267
    12 months
  • 2006 Funding Round
    Dr Thomas Backstrom
    Malaghan Institute of Medical Research
    Inhibition of autoimmune diseases by superantigen-peptide conjugates
    $923,425
    36 months