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

  • Emerging researcher first grant (2017 funding round)
    Dr Niranchan Paskaranandavadivel
    University of Auckland
    Activation to recovery mapping to predict gastric dysrhythmias
    $250,000
    36 months
  • 2018 Emerging Researcher First Grant
    Dr Rachel Purcell
    University of Otgao
    CRC Predict study - association of molecular subtypes and microbiome in CRC
    $249,477
    24 months
  • 2015 Funding Round - Emerging Researcher First Grant
    Dr Clare Reynolds
    The University of Auckland
    IL-1 signalling and developmental programming of offspring metabolic health
    $141,968
    36 months
  • 2015 Funding Round - Emerging Researcher First Grant
    Dr Daniel Ribeiro
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    The effectiveness of a monitor and feedback device for changing postural behaviour
    $146,824
    26 months
  • 2018 Emerging Researcher First Grant
    Dr David Rice
    Waitemata District Health Board
    Anti-depressants for osteoarthritis pain: Can we predict treatment efficacy?
    $247,098
    24 months
  • 2013 Funding Round
    Dr Stephen Ritchie
    The University of Auckland
    Understanding nasal flora and prevention of Staphylococcus aureus disease
    $148,824
    24 months
  • 2015 Funding Round - Emerging Researcher First Grant
    Dr Shakila Rizwan
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    The nose knows the way: An intranasal approach to treat drug-resistant epilepsy
    $137,636
    36 months
  • 2008 Funding Round
    Dr Evan Roberts
    Victoria University of Wellington
    Stature and body mass of the New Zealand population, 1850-2008
    $149,942
    36 months
  • Emerging researcher first grant (2017 funding round)
    Dr Simone Rodda
    University of Auckland
    Improving the effectiveness of lifestyle change strategies
    $250,000
    36 months
  • 2015 Funding Round - Emerging Researcher First Grant
    Dr Euan Rodger
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Developing a diagnostic tool for myelodysplastic syndrome
    $143,998
    36 months
  • 2011 Funding Round
    Dr Katya Ruggiero
    The University of Auckland
    Probing Illness with a Novel Multi-omic Time-course Statistical Platform
    $135,000
    24 months
  • 2013 Funding Round
    Dr Ilva Rupenthal
    The University of Auckland
    Reducing the treatment burden of ocular diseases
    $149,994
    24 months
  • 2006 Funding Round
    Dr Bruce Russell
    The University of Auckland
    The acute and chronic effects of party pills containing BZP and TFMPP
    $119,633
    30 months
  • Emerging researcher first grant (2019 funding round)
    Dr Marta Rychert
    Massey University
    Exploring medicinal cannabis use in New Zealand in a time of policy change
    $246,885
    36 months
  • 2007 Funding Round
    Dr Lynette Sadleir
    University of Otago, Wellington
    Genetics of epilepsy
    $149,917
    24 months
  • 2006 Funding Round
    Dr Evelyn Sattlegger
    Massey University
    Making an IMPACT on brain function
    $148,900
    36 months
  • 2010 Funding Round
    Dr Peter Saxton
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Estimating unrecognised HIV infection in a community sample of homosexual men
    $150,000
    12 months
  • Emerging researcher first grant (2017 funding round)
    Dr Damian Scarf
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Extending brief alcohol interventions using mobile technology
    $232,371
    36 months
  • 2009 Funding Round
    Dr Nicola Scott
    University of Otago, Christchurch
    Metabolic Syndrome: From Mice to Men
    $147,220
    36 months
  • 2016 funding round - Emerging Researcher First Grant
    Dr Pippa Scott
    University of Otago, Christchurch
    Zoonotic disease transmission in New Zealand rural communities
    $149,982
    24 months