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
    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
  • Sir Charles Hercus Health Research Fellowship
    Dr Darren Svirskis
    University of Auckland
    Delivering neurotrophic growth factors to stimulate and orient axonal outgrowth
    $500,000
    48 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
  • Foxley Fellowship
    Ms Natalie Talamaivao
    University of Otago, Wellington
    Racism and Māori health: translating research knowledge into policy action
    $131,284
    16 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
  • Clinical Research Training Fellowship
    Dr Eunicia Tan
    The University of Auckland
    Effects of antipyretics on respiratory disease and eczema in infancy
    $320,000
    48 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
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Ms Afu Taufa
    The University of Auckland
    Depression amongst Tongan (New Zealand born)
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Ms Hulita Tauveli
    The University of Auckland
    The Tangata whenua and Tangata Tiriti of the New Zealand coalition to end homelessness: National Homelessness Strategy
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • Pacific Health Research Masters Scholarship
    Ms Hulita Tauveli
    The University of Auckland
    Urban poverty and homelessness among Pasifika living in South Auckland
    $4,000
    6 months
  • Clinical Research Training Fellowship
    Ms Leanne Te Karu
    The University of Auckland
    Optimal medication therapy in indigenous populations and specifically in Māori
    $285,292
    48 months
  • Clinical Research Training Fellowship
    Dr Andrea Teng
    University of Otago, Wellington
    Impact of sugar-sweetened beverage taxation in the Pacific
    $250,000
    36 months