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

  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Ms Melbournemockba Mauiliu
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Experiences of Pacific peoples in the Prospective Outcomes of Injury Study
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • Pacific Health Research PhD Scholarship
    Alana McCambridge
    The University of Auckland
    Improving upper-limb impairment after stroke with novel brain stimulation
    $105,230
    36 months
  • Pacific Health Masters Scholarhip
    Miss Sarah McLean
    The University of Auckland
    Depression in young Samoan females: The views of mental health service providers
    $20,600
    12 months
  • Pacific Health Research PhD Scholarship
    Mrs Georgina McPherson
    Auckland University of Technology
    Pacific women navigating colposcopy services
    $49,957
    24 months
  • Pacific Health Research PhD Scholarship
    Jaye Moors
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Lipid profiles as a risk factor for metabolic disease in Polynesians
    $114,812
    36 months
  • Pacific Clinical Research Training Fellowship
    Ms Soana Muimuiheata
    Auckland University of Technology
    Food and diabetes: the underlying factors that determine food practices of Tongan people
    $222,433
    24 months
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Miss Leueta Mulipola
    The University of Auckland
    Redefining the social construct of depression through Samoan views
    $5,000
    3 months
  • Pacific Summer Studentship (2016 funding round)
    Mr David Nair
    University of Otago
    Alcohol consumption and behaviours of Pacific youth
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • Pacific health research summer studentship (2018 funding round)
    Mr David Nair
    University of Otago
    Development of a 3D printed thoracoscopic oesophageal atresia simulator
    $5,000
    3 months
  • Pacific Emerging Researcher First Grant (2016 funding round)
    Dr Pritika Narayan
    The University of Auckland
    The epigenome is compromised in Huntington's disease
    $150,000
    36 months
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Miss Johanna Nee-Nee
    University of Otago
    Raising awareness or creating confusion? Media coverage of cancer issues in New Zealand
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Rochelle Newport
    The University of Auckland
    Health promotion and Pacific Peoples
    $5,000
    6 months
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Rochelle Newport
    The University of Auckland
    Health promotion and Pacific Peoples
    $5,000
    3 months
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Ashalyna Noa
    University of Canterbury
    Canterbury Earthquake: Impact on Pacific Health provision
    $5,000
    3 months
  • Pacific Knowledge Translation Grant
    Dr Vili Nosa
    The University of Auckland
    A review of non communicable diseases in the Pacific region
    $5,000
    3 months
  • Pacific health research PhD scholarship (2018 funding round)
    Mr Samuela Ofanoa
    University of Auckland
    Fractures and falls among older adults in New Zealand
    $125,100
    36 months
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Monique Palaone-Smith
    The University of Auckland
    Factors related to sports participation and physcial activity amongst Pacific youth
    $5,000
    3 months
  • Pacific Health Research PhD Scholarship
    Miss Alvina Pauuvale
    The University of Auckland
    Mobilising adolescents to drive health improvements in the Glen Innes community
    $129,201
    36 months
  • Pacific knowledge translation grant (2018 funding round)
    Miss Fofoa Pio
    University of Auckland
    The health literacy of Samoan mothers and managing their children's health
    $5,000
    6 months
  • Pacific Health Masters Scholarship
    Mrs Mayor Pokino
    The University of Auckland
    Attitudes, knowledge, behaviors and health in Rarotongan adolescents
    $20,600
    12 months