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

  • Sir Charles Hercus Health Research Fellowship
    Dr Ghader Bashiri
    The University of Auckland
    Novel metabolic processes to target persistent tuberculosis
    $500,000
    48 months
  • 2010 Funding Round
    Dr Lesley Batten
    Massey University
    EGFR testing for Māori patients with non-small-cell lung cancer
    $143,868
    12 months
  • 2010 Funding Round
    Professor Richard Beasley
    Medical Research Institute of New Zealand
    Pharmacotherapy for the different phenotypes of airways disease
    $1,200,000
    36 months
  • 2010 Funding Round
    Professor Richard Beasley
    Medical Research Institute of New Zealand
    A randomised placebo-controlled trial of paracetamol use in influenza
    $747,053
    18 months
  • 2010 Funding Round
    Professor Richard Beasley
    Medical Research Institute of New Zealand
    RCT of regular paracetamol in mild to moderate asthma
    $342,220
    24 months
  • 2011 Funding Round
    Professor Richard Beasley
    Medical Research Institute of New Zealand, Wellington
    Randomised Placebo-controlled Trial of Paracetamol in Febrile Septic Patients
    $1,197,966
    36 months
  • 2009 Funding Round
    Professor Richard Beasley
    Medical Research Institute of New Zealand
    The Real Life Use of Symbicort "Smart" Regime in Adult Asthma
    $1,302,654
    36 months
  • 2007 Funding Round
    Professor Richard Beasley
    Medical Research Institute of New Zealand
    Bronchodilator efficacy of inhaled magnesium in acute severe asthma and COPD
    $1,120,318
    24 months
  • 2012 Funding Round
    Professor Richard Beasley
    Medical Research Institute of New Zealand
    RCT of Asthma Risk with Paracetamol Use in Infancy - A Feasibility Study
    $149,000
    12 months
  • 2010 Partnership Programme
    Professor Richard Beasley
    Medical Research Institute of New Zealand
    Health Research Council of New Zealand, Ministry of Health
    Does seasonal influenza vaccination protect against pandemic influenza?
    $83,300
    3 months
  • 2014 Funding Round – Feasibility Study
    Professor Richard Beasley
    Medical Research Institute of New Zealand
    Venous thromboembolism prevention in lower leg injury requiring immobilisation
    $145,460
    12 months
  • 2014 Independent Research Organisations Capability Fund
    Professor Richard Beasley
    Medical Research Institute of New Zealand
    $6,804,000
    For the first four years
  • 2015 Funding Round - Programme
    Professor Richard Beasley
    Medical Research Institute of New Zealand
    RCT of an ICS/LABA reliever therapy regimen in mild asthma
    $4,977,780
    60 months
  • Emerging researcher first grant (2017 funding round)
    Dr Kathryn Beck
    Massey University, Auckland
    Optimising cognitive function: the role of dietary and lifestyle patterns
    $246,508
    36 months
  • 2008 Funding Round
    Professor Evan Begg
    University of Otago, Christchurch
    Free drug metabolic clearance in older adults
    $326,366
    24 months
  • 2010 Funding Round
    Dr Dorothy Begg
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Programme Extension | Preventing injury and reducing subsequent disability outcomes
    $4,353,633
    36 months
  • 2009 District Health Board Research Fund
    Dr Anita Bell
    Waikato DHB
    Can an integrated heart failure service improve diagnosis and management of heart failure?
    $118,304
    15 months
  • 2011 Funding Round
    Professor Laura Bennet
    The University of Auckland
    Can Pluripotent Amnion Epithelial Cells help the Injured Preterm Brain?
    $1,154,402
    36 months
  • 2006 Career Development Award - Clinical Research Training Fellowship
    Simon Bennett
    Massey University, Wellington
    Cognitive behavioural therapy for depression with Maori tangata whaiora
    $191,858
    39 months
  • 2010 Funding Round
    Dr Jackie Benschop
    Massey University
    Leptospirosis in New Zealand: diagnostics, strain typing and transmission
    $148,000
    36 months