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

  • Pacific Health Research Postdoctoral Fellowship
    Mr John Sluyter
    The University of Auckland
    Arterial function, vitamin D and cardiovascular disease in Pacific peoples
    $387,195
    48 months
  • 2012 Career Development Awards - Erihapeti Rehu-Murchie Fellowship
    Kirsten Smiler
    Victoria University of Wellington
    Ka puawai nga Kohungahunga Turi: The early development of Māori deaf tamariki
    $330,734
    36 months
  • 2008 Career Development Award - Student Masters
    Alexandra Smith
    University of Otago
    Social marketing, health and youth with congenital physical impairment - the role of media in the promotion of health within the youth and disability sector
    $21,000
    22 months
  • 2010 Career Development Awards - Clinical Research Training Fellow
    Moira Smith
    University of Otago
    Attitudes of children and adults to the food environment in organised sport
    $250,000
    36 months
  • Sir Charles Hercus Health Research Fellowship
    Associate Professor Melody Smith
    The University of Auckland
    Impact of built environment interventions on children's physical activity
    $440,000
    48 months
  • Clinical practitioner research fellowship (2018 funding round)
    Dr Deborah Snell
    Canterbury District Health Board
    Management of psychological factors after mild traumatic brain injury
    $412,831
    60 months
  • Pacific Health Research PhD Scholarship
    Dr Faafetai Sopoaga
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Pacific students’ health, wellbeing and success in higher education
    $112,550
    36 months
  • 2008 Career Development Award - Foxley
    Malcolm Stewart
    The University of Auckland
    Tools and approaches for enhancing mental health outcomes
    $80,000
    12 months
  • Clinical Practitioner Research Fellowship
    Dr Ralph Stewart
    Auckland District Health Board
    Registry based clinical trials
    $800,000
    60 months
  • Sir Charles Hercus Health Research Fellowship
    Dr Bridget Stocker
    Malaghan Institute of Medical Research
    Switching off tumour-promoting immune cells to develop novel cancer therapies
    $500,000
    48 months
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Puipui Su'a
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Breaking the walls: What is preventing Pacific Peoples from accessing healthcare
    $5,000
    4 months
  • Pacific Health Research PhD Scholarship
    Dr Bruce Su'a
    The University of Auckland
    Defining a biomarker profile for anastomotic leak following colon surgery
    $25,000
    24 months
  • Sir Thomas Davis Te Patu Kite Rangi Ariki Health Research Fellowship
    Dr Gerhard Sundborn
    Le Va
    Pacific solutions to reduce sugary drink consumption
    $300,000
    24 months
  • Clinical Research Training Fellowship (2016 funding round)
    Mr Peter Swan
    The University of Auckland
    Thermal properties of the liver: Improving outcome from ablation of liver cancer
    $166,667
    24 months
  • Māori Health Research Summer Studentship
    Ms Moerangi Tamati
    Te Pou Tiringa Incorporated
    A life-course approach to health and wellbeing
    $5,000
    6 months
  • 2010 Career Development Awards - Māori PhD Scholarship
    Kiri Tamihere-Waititi
    The University of Auckland
    A Process Evaluation of a Wraparound Service
    $70,550
    24 months
  • Pacific Health Research PhD Scholarship
    Ms Helen Tanielu
    The University of Auckland
    Substance use amongst Samoan youth in New Zealand
    $105,896
    36 months
  • Māori Health Research Summer Studentship
    Ms Te Kahui Tapsell
    University of Otago, Wellington
    Analysis of 20 cases of severe acute maternal morbidity in Aotearoa
    $5,000
    6 months
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Ms Athena Tapu
    AUT University
    Pacific smoking cessation services: Will they be enough to help us reach Smokefree 2025 goal
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • Pacific Health Research PhD Scholarship
    Mrs Tuaupua Taueetia-Su'a
    Victoria University of Wellington
    Promoting health literacy to improve health outcomes for Samoan people
    $110,555
    36 months