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

  • 2016 funding round - Emerging Researcher First Grant
    Dr Anneka Anderson
    University of Auckland
    Māori experiences of antenatal care in Tāmaki Makarau
    $149,947
    30 months
  • 2016 Funding Round - Project
    Associate Professor Greg Anderson
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Targeting the RFRP neuronal system to control stress and anxiety
    $1,189,211
    36 months
  • Emerging researcher first grant (2017 funding round)
    Dr Timothy Angeli
    University of Auckland
    Development of targeted gastric ablation as a novel gastrointestinal therapy
    $250,000
    36 months
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Miss Toni Anitelea
    University of Otago
    Follow up of hip and knee arthroplasty patients returned to GP
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • 2016 funding round - Emerging Researcher First Grant
    Dr Nicola Anstice
    University of Auckland
    Improving children's vision screening: Are Lea symbols a better option?
    $144,570
    36 months
  • 2013 Funding Round
    Mr Joseph Antoun
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    The genetics of dentofacial growth anomalies
    $149,462
    36 months
  • Ngā Kanohi Kitea Development Grant
    Dr Apo Aporosa
    Waikato-Tainui College for Research and Development
    Haunui, haurua, hauora!
    $10,000
    3 months
  • Pacific Postdoctoral Fellowship (2016 funding round)
    Dr Apo Aporosa
    University of Waikato
    Kava drink-driving: Driver safety and injury minimisation to improve health
    $230,000
    24 months
  • 2007 Funding Round
    Associate Professor Vickery Arcus
    University of Waikato
    The role of the toxin-antitoxin repertoire in pathogen survival and persistence
    $843,987
    36 months
  • 2012 Partnership Programme
    Professor Michael Ardagh
    Canterbury District Health Board
    Health Research Council of New Zealand, Canterbury Medical Research Foundation
    Earthquake Database Establishment and Analysis
    $119,575
    18 months
  • 2006 Funding Round
    Professor Bruce Arroll
    The University of Auckland
    Trial of a NZ developed screening questionnaire compared with a standard screen
    $581,755
    19 months
  • 2006 Funding Round
    Dr Armaz Aschrafi
    Massey University
    In search of the molecular basis of mental retardation
    $138,350
    36 months
  • 2008 Funding Round
    Dr Clive Aspin
    University of Waikato
    Monitoring sexually transmitted infections among Māori in the Bay of Plenty
    $144,267
    12 months
  • Clinical research training fellowship
    Ms Varsha Asrani
    University of Auckland
    Developing a gut dysfunction scoring tool in critical illness
    $317,420
    48 months
  • Foxley Fellowship (2016 funding round)
    Dr Carol Atmore
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Exploring and improving hospital care quality for New Zealand rural communities
    $222,000
    24 months
  • Sir Charles Hercus health research fellowship (2018 funding round)
    Dr Htin Lin Aung
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Combatting tuberculosis at local and international frontlines
    $500,000
    48 months
  • Māori Health Research PhD Scholarship
    Ms Sharon Awatere
    Massey University
    Māori elders' resilience and arthritis: Measuring home health outcomes
    $109,500
    36 months
  • Pacific Summer Studentship (2016 funding round)
    Mr Adaab Azam
    University of Otago
    The relationship between multimorbidity and polypharmacy
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • 2006 Career Development Award - Clinical Research Trainng Fellowship
    Dr Katinka Bach
    The University of Auckland
    The role of shear stress during artificial ventilation on preterm lung injury
    $216,000
    36 months
  • 2006 Funding Round
    Dr Thomas Backstrom
    Malaghan Institute of Medical Research
    Inhibition of autoimmune diseases by superantigen-peptide conjugates
    $923,425
    36 months