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 Summer Studentship (2016 funding round)
    Miss Ngareka Bensemann
    University of Otago
    Oranga niho mokopuna: A literature review of early childhood caries in Aotearoa
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • 2008 Partnership Programme
    Professor Tim Bentley
    Massey University
    Health Research Council of New Zealand, Department of Labour
    Understanding workplace stress and bullying in New Zealand workplaces
    $200,000
    18 months
  • Clinical Practitoner Research Fellowship
    Dr Peter Bergin
    Auckland District Health Board
    Use of EpiNet platform for clinical trials and epidemiological studies in epilepsy
    $905,000
    5 years
  • 2014 Funding Round – Project
    Dr Peter Bergin
    Auckland District Health Board
    Incidence study of Status Epilepticus in the greater Auckland region
    $671,783
    60 months
  • 2013 Funding Round
    Professor Michael Berridge
    Malaghan Institute of Medical Research, Wellington
    Mitochondrial genome replacement
    $150,000
    24 months
  • 2016 Funding Round - Programme
    Professor Michael Berridge
    Malaghan Institute of Medical Research
    Intercellular mitochondrial transfer in glioblastoma
    $1,095,885
    36 months
  • 2015 Funding Round - Emerging Researcher First Grant
    Dr Mary Berry
    University of Otago, Wellington
    Premature celebration? The late effects of early birth
    $149,941
    24 months
  • 2008 Funding Round
    Associate Professor David Bilkey
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Hippocampal processing of context in schizophrenia
    $796,117
    36 months
  • 2006 Funding Round
    Dr David Bilkey
    University of Otago
    Hippocampal processing of context in schizophrenia
    $415,008
    24 months
  • 2009 Funding Round
    Associate Professor Peter Black
    The University of Auckland
    The effect of an inhaler with ringtones on asthma control and school attendance
    $428,355
    24 months
  • 2007 Funding Round
    Associate Professor Peter Black
    The University of Auckland
    Randomised, controlled trial of the mediterranean diet for asthma - a feasibility study
    $149,394
    12 months
  • 2014 Funding Round – Emerging Researcher First Grant
    Dr Katherine Black
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Which diet? Dietary interventions and blood pressure
    $149,994
    24 months
  • 2016 Breast Cancer Register Research Partnership
    Associate Professor Michael Black
    University of Otago
    The New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation, Health Research Council of New Zealand
    Using the New Zealand Breast Cancer Registries for targeted molecular research
    $101,909
    12 months
  • Emerging researcher first grant (2017 funding round)
    Dr Joanna Black
    University of Auckland
    Aniseikonia as a potential barrier to neural plasticity: Does image size matter?
    $247,915
    36 months
  • 2010 Funding Round
    Professor Tony Blakely
    University of Otago
    Burden of Disease Epidemiology, Equity and Cost-Effectiveness Programme
    $4,996,275
    60 months
  • 2006 Funding Round
    Associate Professor Tony Blakely
    University of Otago
    Cancer trends: Ethnic and socio-economic trends in cancer incidence and survival
    $924,356
    36 months
  • 2008 Funding Round
    Professor Tony Blakely
    University of Otago, Wellington
    Programme Extension | Health Inequalities Research Programme (HIRP)
    $4,310,406
    36 months
  • 2016 Funding Round - Programme
    Professor Tony Blakely
    University of Otago, Wellington
    BODE3: Modelling preventive interventions to improve health and social outcomes
    $4,945,837
    60 months
  • Ngā Kanohi Kitea Development Grant
    Mr Anton Blank
    Independent
    Improving Māori child health outcomes through father involvement
    $10,000
    3 months
  • 2016 funding round - Emerging Researcher First Grant
    Dr Paul Blatchford
    The New Zealand Institute of Plant and Food Research Limited
    Improving gut microbiota in IBD patients using enteral nutrition and curcumin
    $114,296
    24 months