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

  • Clinical Practitioner Research Fellowship
    Associate Professor Dipika Patel
    The University of Auckland
    A novel biosynthetic tissue substitute for transplantation
    $500,000
    4 years
  • Māori Health Research Masters Scholarship
    Miss Jordan Pearse
    The University of Auckland
    Micro-aggressions and Māori
    $20,600
    12 months
  • 2007 Career Development Award - Sir Charles Hercus Fellowship
    Chris Pemberton
    University of Otago
    BNP signal peptide: a novel, specific marker of acute cardiac injury
    $500,000
    49 months
  • 2006 Career Development Award - Maori PhD Scholarship
    Mera Penehira
    University of Waikato
    Maori and Indigenous health initiatives: blood borne viral and sexually transmitted infections
    $102,550
    47 months
  • 2007 Career Development Award - Clinical Research Training Fellow
    Kyle Perrin
    University of Canterbury
    The effect of oxygen therapy on clinical outcomes in acute asthma and pneumonia
    $235,101
    36 months
  • Sir Charles Hercus Health Research Fellowship
    Dr Maxim Petrov
    The University of Auckland
    New insights into pancreatogenic diabetes
    $500,000
    48 months
  • 2011 Career Development Awards - Sir Charles Hercus Fellowship
    Anna Pilbrow
    University of Otago
    Blood relations: finding circulating biomarkers for inherited heart disease
    $500,000
    50 months
  • 2012 Career Development Awards - Clinical Research Training Fellow
    Janine Pilcher
    Medical Research Institute of New Zealand
    High concentration oxygen and hypercapnia in respiratory disease
    $250,000
    36 months
  • 2006 Career Development Award - Maori Health Rangahau Hauora
    Gillian Pirikahu
    Whakauae Research Services (Te Maru o Ruahine Trust)
    He Arorangi Whakamua - A Ngati hauiti tobacco control intervention
    $12,000
    6 months
  • Clinical research training fellowship (2018 funding round)
    Dr Gemma Poke
    University of Otago, Wellington
    Genetic characterisation of the epileptic encephalopathies
    $320,000
    36 months
  • 2010 Career Development Awards - Māori PhD Scholarship
    Pikihuia Pomare
    The University of Auckland
    He Kaakano ahau i ruia mai i Rangiaatea: engaging Māori in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services
    $104,738
    36 months
  • 2012 Career Development Awards - Māori PhD Scholarship
    Jodi Porter
    Massey University
    Ngaitai wellbeing indicators: measuring iwi health outcomes
    $110,050
    36 months
  • Sir Charles Hercus Health Research Fellowship (2016 funding round)
    Dr Raewyn Poulsen
    The University of Auckland
    Osteoarthritis: a case of cellular mismanagement?
    $500,000
    48 months
  • 2012 Career Development Award - Clinical Research Training Fellowship
    Dr Rakesh Premkumar
    The University of Auckland
    Delineating the pro-inflammatory state of obesity on severe acute illness
    $166,667
    24 months
  • Clinical Research Training Fellowship
    Dr Jevon Puckett
    The University of Auckland
    Studies on renal function and acute kidney injury in elective abdominal surgery
    $166,666
    24 months
  • Pacific Health Research PhD Scholarship
    Ms Eliza Puna
    The University of Auckland
    Cook Islands youth: Positive mental health wellbeing and suicide prevention.
    $106,589
    3 years
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Ms Eliza Puna
    The University of Auckland
    Exploring mental health and suicide amongst Cook Islanders: A review of the literature
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Eliza Puna
    The University of Auckland
    Identifying risk factors associated with Pacific (Samoa, Tonga, Cook Island and Niue) adolescent's (10-14 years) suicide in New Zealand
    $5,000
    3 months
  • Clinical Research Training Fellowship
    Dr Sumeet Reddy
    Medical Research Institute of New Zealand
    0.9 per cent saline vs. Plasma-Lyte 148 ® for fluid therapy
    $167,000
    24 months
  • Māori Health Research Postdoctoral Fellowship
    Dr Jennifer Reid
    The University of Auckland
    A kaupapa Māori feasibility study to improve type 2 diabetes in Whangaroa
    $343,520
    36 months