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

  • Māori health research development grant (2018 funding round)
    Dr Armon James-Tamatea
    University of Waikato
    Māori mental health in New Zealand prisons
    $10,000
    6 months
  • Projects
    Associate Professor Micahel Jameson
    The University of Auckland
    More gain, less pain from chemoradiation for rectal cancer by adding simvastatin
    $1,399,054
    60 months
  • Sir Charles Hercus health research fellowship
    Dr Hamish Jamieson
    University of Otago, Christchurch
    Big data - Creating new insights into heart failure
    $500,000
    48 months
  • Pacific health research summer studentship (2018 funding round)
    Ms Louise Jansen
    University of Otago
    Acceptability of the treadmill six-minute walk test in Pacific peoples
    $5,000
    3 months
  • Projects
    Dr Kelly Jones
    AUT University
    Reducing fatigue after stroke: A randomised controlled trial 36 months, $1,188,578
    $1,188,578
    36 months
  • Projects
    Dr Peter Jones
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    A novel target for the control of arrhythmias
    $1,133,212
    36 months
  • Pacific health research masters scholarship (2018 funding round)
    Ms Sarah Kapeli
    University of Auckland
    The effect of discrimination on health outcomes for Pacific people
    $28,699
    11 months
  • Projects
    Associate Professor Nicola Kayes
    AUT University
    Evaluating a sustainable model of peer mentoring in traumatic brain injury
    $1,192,532
    36 months
  • 2018 Feasibility Study grant
    Professor Ngaire Kerse
    University of Auckland
    People with dementia and robots for independence
    $248,490
    24 months
  • Projects
    Professor Ngaire Kerse
    The University of Auckland
    Staying UpRight in residential care
    $1,443,303
    36 months
  • Projects
    Dr Bronwyn Kivell
    Victoria University of Wellington
    Development of novel remyelination treatments for multiple sclerosis
    $1,167,846
    36 months
  • 2018 Feasibility Study grant
    Dr Michal Kluger
    Waitemata District Health Board
    STRIDE - Steroids to Reduce the Impact on DElirium study
    $249,840
    18 months
  • Māori health research knowledge translation grant (2018 funding round)
    Associate Professor Jonathan Koea
    Waitemata District Health Board
    Developing a collaboration between rongoā Māori and western medicine
    $5,000
    6 months
  • Projects
    Associate Professor Bridget Kool
    The University of Auckland
    Evaluating the impact of prehospital care on mortality following major trauma
    $1,096,497
    30 months
  • Pacific health research masters scholarship (2018 funding round)
    Miss Latasi Koro
    University of Auckland
    Hearing health in Samoan and Tokelauan populations
    $31,000
    12 months
  • Explorer Grant (2018 funding round)
    Professor Kurt Krause
    University of Otago
    Using smallpox proteins to treat human inflammation
    $150,000
    24 months
  • Project
    Dr Cameron Lacey
    University of Otago, Christchurch
    Pathways to First Episode Psychosis and Outcomes In Māori
    $618,336
    24 months
  • Pacific health research summer studentship (2018 funding round)
    Ms Kotalo Leau
    University of Auckland
    Persistent poverty in Pasifika families
    $5,000
    3 months
  • Clinical research training fellowship (2018 funding round)
    Dr Sharon Leitch
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Improving patient safety in New Zealand general practice
    $320,000
    36 months
  • Projects
    Dr Peter Mace
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Understanding regulation of the polycomb-repressive deubiquitinase in malignancy
    $1,193,468
    36 months