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
    Dr Cordelia Russell
    The University of Auckland
    Pathways to healthy development in New Zealand preschool children
    $250,000
    3 years
  • 2008 Career Development Award - Maori Health Postdoc Fellowship
    Lynne Russell (Pere)
    Victoria University of Wellington
    The significance of culture in mental health understandings
    $391,452
    48 months
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Sara Samuelu
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    3 months
    The effects of screening on breast cancer in Pacific women and cancer survival rates in regions with most Pacific Island residents in New Zealand
    $5,000
  • Māori Health Research Summer Studentship
    Miss Kennedy Sarich
    Independent
    Burden of MRSA on Far North communities
    $5,000
    6 months
  • Pacific Health Research Masters Scholarship
    Jacqueline Schmidt-Busby
    The University of Auckland
    Diabetes: impact on work, income and finances in Samoan families
    $18,253
    13 months
  • 2010 Ethics Summer Studentship
    Amelda Schrenk
    University of Waikato
    New Zealand law on the sterilisation of intellectually disabled girls and women
  • Pacific Health Research Postdoctoral Fellowship
    Mr Byron Seiuli
    University of Waikato
    Hookin’ up – Mental health and Pasifika students intimate relationships
    $335,000
    36 months
  • 2010 Career Development Awards - Clinical Research Training Fellow
    Paul Sexton
    The University of Auckland
    Airways disease, obesity, and the metabolic syndrome
    $250,000
    36 months
  • 2010 Career Development Awards - Clinical Research Training Fellow
    Caroline Shaw
    University of Otago
    Quantifying the health effects of climate change mitigation policies in NZ
    $250,000
    48 months
  • 2007 Career Development Award - Clinical Research Training Fellow
    Kamran Shoshtari
    The University of Auckland
    Enhanced Recovery After Surgery and preoperative Steroids and their effect on postoperative recovery in major colonic surgery
    $78,224
    12 months
  • 2009 Career Development Awards - DPPPhD
    Nada Signal
    AUT University
    Strength for task training (STT) to optimise function following stroke
    $91,550
    45 months
  • Sir Charles Hercus Health Research Fellowship (2016 funding round)
    Dr Tania Slatter
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Predicting brain tumour prognosis from cell immortality pathways
    $500,000
    48 months
  • 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