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

  • Research Partnerships for New Zealand Health Delivery
    Ms Gayl Humphrey
    The University of Auckland, in partnership with Auckland DHB, Waitemata DHB, and Counties Manukau DHB
    Development and implementation of an app to support antimicrobial prescribing
    $200,000
    18 months
  • Breast Cancer Research Partnership 2016
    Dr Francis Hunter
    The University of Auckland
    HRC, Breast Cancer Cure, The New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation
    Using CRISPR-Cas9 to predict sensitivity to trastuzumab emtansine
    $142,269
    24 months
  • 2007 International Investment Opportunities Fund
    Associate Professor Annette Huntington
    Massey University
    The Nurses and Midwives E-cohort Study
    $233,413
    24 months
  • 2009 District Health Board Research Fund
    Dr Edward Hutchins
    University of Otago
    Factors affecting effective implementation of the National Diabetes Retinal Screening Grading System and Referral Guidelines: A multi centre analysis.
    $103,030
    10 months
  • 2008 International Investment Opportunities Fund
    Dr Pamela Jackson
    University of Otago
    RV3 Rotavirus Vaccine: A Phase II clinical trial for a human neonatal rotavirus vaccine for the global community
    $459,000
    32 months
  • International Relationship Fund: EU-NZ collaboration
    Professor Rodney Jackson
    The University of Auckland
    International Relationship Fund: EU-NZ collaboration
    $199,809
    18 months
  • 2007 International Investment Opportunities Fund
    Dr Michael Jameson
    Waikato DHB
    Phase II trial of selenomethionine with chemoradiation in head and neck cancer
    $80,431
    24 months
  • 2010 Partnership Programme
    Associate Professor David Johnston
    Massey University
    Health Research Council of New Zealand, Ministry of Health
    Dynamics of an effective risk communication campaign for Influenza A (H1N1)
    $125,838
    3 months
  • 2010 Research Partnerships for New Zealand Health Delivery
    Associate Professor Timothy Kenealy
    The University of Auckland, in partnership with Counties Manukau DHB and ProCare PHO
    Health Research Council of New Zealand
    Very high intensity users of Middlemore Hospital ED: RCT of integrated care
    $198,581
    18 months
  • 2011 Partnership Programme
    Dr Jacquie Kidd
    Auckland UniServices Ltd, The University of Auckland
    Health Research Council of New Zealand, Ministry of Health
    Palliative care, health literacy, Māori communities and health services
    $290,002
    12 months
  • 2009 District Health Board Research Fund
    Dr Jeremy Krebs
    Capital and Coast District Health Board
    NZ Group-based Self Management Education for patients/whanau with Type 2 Diabetes
    $160,507
    25 months
  • 2010 Research Partnerships for New Zealand Health Delivery
    Dr Jeremy Krebs
    University of Otago, in partnership with Capital and Coast Health
    Health Research Council of New Zealand
    Integrated Secondary Specialist Service in Primary Care Team Diabetes Management
    $191,555
    18 months
  • Partnership - Long-term conditions/Living well initiative
    Associate Professor Jeremy Krebs
    University of Otago, Wellington
    HRC, Ministry of Health, Healthier Lives National Science Challenge
    Preventing type 2 diabetes with probiotics and prebiotics (PDP2)
    $1,800,000
    36 months
  • 2011 Partnership Programme
    Dr Gerda Kuschel
    Emission Impossible Ltd
    Health Research Council of New Zealand, Ministry of Transport, Ministry for the Environment, New Zealand Transport Agency
    Health and Air Pollution in New Zealand 2010
    $180,000
    9 months
  • 2012 Partnership Programme
    Dr Cameron Lacey
    University of Otago, Christchurch
    Health Research Council of New Zealand, Canterbury Medical Research Foundation
    Psychological Stress and Genetic Associations with Stress Cardiomyopathy
    $104,918
    12 months
  • 2017 Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases round
    Dr Cameron Lacey
    University of Otago
    HRC, Ministry of Health
    Pathways to First Episode Psychosis and outcomes in Māori
    $535,880
    24 months
  • 2008 Partnership Programme
    Dr Ian Laird
    Massey University
    Health Research Council of New Zealand, Department of Labour, Accident Compensation Corporation
    Prevention of Noise Induced Hearing Loss
    $487,131
    34 months
  • 2014 Breast Cancer Research Partnership
    Dr Annette Lasham
    The University of Auckland
    HRC, Breast Cancer Cure
    Developing a molecular "fingerprint" as a non-invasive screen for breast cancer
    $196,183
    24 months
  • 2011 Partnership Programme
    Professor Ross Lawrenson
    Waikato Clinical School, The University of Auckland
    Health Research Council of New Zealand, Ministry of Health
    The costs and complications of screening for prostate cancer
    $898,500
    36 months
  • 2008 Partnership Programme
    Dr Beverley Lawton
    University of Otago
    Health Research Council of New Zealand, Ministry of Health
    Parental attitudes to HPV vaccination: a survey of Mäori and non-Mäori
    $249,538
    12 months