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 - Programme
    Dr Colin McArthur
    Medical Research Institute of New Zealand
    Platform trial optimising interventions in severe community acquired pneumonia
    $4,814,924
    60 months
  • 2007 Funding Round
    Professor Andrew Mercer
    University of Otago
    Human pathogenic viruses: drug targets and therapeutic potential
    $2,889,479
    36 months
  • 2013 Funding Round
    Professor Andrew Mercer
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Exploiting the therapeutic potential of viruses
    $4,937,329
    5 years
  • 2008 Funding Round
    Dr Tony Merriman
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Application of genetics to the pathogenesis of common chronic conditions
    $3,436,119
    36 months
  • 2014 Funding Round – Programme
    Associate Professor Tony Merriman
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Urate and gout: Genetic control, environmental and drug interactions
    $4,999,512
    60 months
  • Programme
    Professor Martyn Nash
    University of Auckland
    Biomechanics in heart disease
    $4,964,879
    60 months
  • 2007 Funding Round
    Dr Cliona Ni Mhurchu
    Auckland UniServices Ltd
    Population interventions to improve nutrition and physical activity
    $1,712,946
    36 months
  • 2013 Funding Round
    Associate Professor Cliona Ni Mhurchu
    The University of Auckland
    Effective interventions and policies to improve population nutrition and health
    $4,994,336
    5 years
  • 2008 Funding Round
    Professor Neil Pearce
    Massey University
    Building Research in Occupational Health in New Zealand
    $2,529,353
    36 months
  • 2009 Funding Round
    Professor Richie Poulton
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    The Dunedin Multidisciplinary Study of Aging and Risk for Chronic Disease
    $4,568,389
    36 months
  • 2012 Funding Round
    Professor Richie Poulton
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    The Dunedin Multidisciplinary Study of Aging and Risk for Chronic Disease
    $566,554
    36 months
  • 2016 Funding Round - Programme
    Professor Richie Poulton
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    A lifecourse study on aging processes to inform early intervention strategies
    $4,994,717
    60 months
  • 2009 Funding Round
    Professor Ian Reid
    The University of Auckland
    Mechanisms and Management of Musculoskeletal Disease
    $5,241,424
    36 months
  • 2012 Funding Round
    Professor Ian Reid
    The University of Auckland
    Mechanisms and Management of Musculoskeletal Disease
    $5,241,424
    36 months
  • 2015 Funding Round - Programme
    Professor Ian Reid
    The University of Auckland
    Mechanisms and management of musculoskeletal disease
    $4,999,768
    60 months
  • 2011 Funding Round
    Dr Paul Reynolds
    Independent Māori Institute for Environment and Health: Te Atawhai o te Ao, Whanganui
    He Kokonga Whare: Māori Intergenerational Trauma and Healing
    $4,728,200
    60 months
  • 2008 Funding Round
    Professor Mark Richards
    University of Otago, Christchurch
    Neurohumoral and genetic prediction and protection in heart disease
    $1,917,993
    36 months
  • 2014 Funding Round – Programme
    Professor Mark Richards
    University of Otago, Christchurch
    Heart failure: Markers and management
    $4,980,858
    60 months
  • 2010 Funding Round
    Associate Professor Robert Scragg
    The University of Auckland
    Effect of vitamin D on cardiovascular and respiratory disease event rates
    $4,944,757
    60 months
  • 2008 Funding Round
    Professor Peter Shepherd
    The University of Auckland
    Signalling pathways involved in the control of glucose metabolism
    $1,908,803
    36 months