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 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
  • 2010 Career Development Awards - Māori Master Scholarship
    Marnie Reinfelds
    Massey University
    Do whanau Māori in Taranaki support community based breastfeeding initiatives?
    $15,600
    12 months
  • Sir Charles Hercus Health Research Fellowship (2016 funding round)
    Dr Clare Reynolds
    The University of Auckland
    IL-1 signalling and developmental programming of offspring metabolic health
    $408,992
    48 months
  • Clinical Research Training Fellowship
    Dr Janet Rhodes
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Refining prognostic accuracy in colorectal cancer patients
    $292,996
    36 months
  • Sir Charles Hercus health research fellowship (2018 funding round)
    Dr Daniel Ribeiro
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Process evaluation of trials: maximising the potential for implementation
    $500,000
    48 months
  • 2007 Career Development Award - Clinical Research Training Fellow
    Stephen Ritchie
    The University of Auckland
    The role of staphylococcal superantigen like proteins in invasive S. aureus disease
    $247,338
    36 months
  • 2008 Career Development Award - Sir Charles Hercus Fellowship
    Rebecca Roberts
    University of Otago
    Genetics of susceptibility and management in inflammatory bowel disease
    $500,000
    48 months
  • 2008 Career Development Award - Maori PhD Scholarship
    Christopher Rodley
    Massey University
    The nuclear architecture of cancer: Oncogenes in genomic space
    $105,550
    36 months
  • 2007 Career Development Award - Clinical Research Training Fellow
    Juliet Rumball-Smith
    University of Otago
    Quality of public hospital care for Māori and NZ Europeans in Christchurch, NZ
    $250,311
    61 months
  • Sir Charles Hercus Research Fellowship
    Dr Ilva Rupenthal
    The University of Auckland
    Stimuli-responsive ocular implants - More than meets the eye?
    $425,000
    4 years