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 Masters Scholarship
    Ms Hulita Tauveli
    The University of Auckland
    Urban poverty and homelessness among Pasifika living in South Auckland
    $4,000
    6 months
  • Pacific Health Research Postdoctoral Fellowship
    Dr Tamasin Taylor
    AUT University
    Pacific Island peoples experiences of bariatric surgery health care engagement
    $324,665
    36 months
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Miss Alapasita Teu
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Building a Pacific health research workforce: “What do our alumni suggest?”
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • 2012 Pacific Health Research Partnership
    Dr Jemaima Tiatia
    Auckland UniServices Limited
    The HRC, in partnership with the Ministry of Health
    Suicide prevention for Pacific youth in New Zealand: Pacific community solutions
    $289,437
    20 months
  • Pacific Postdoctoral Fellowship (2016 funding round)
    Dr Ramona Tiatia
    University of Otago, Wellington
    App for Houses and Households (A4HH)
    $110,900
    12 months
  • Pacific Knowledge Translation Grant (2016 funding round)
    Dr Jemaima Tiatia-Seath
    The University of Auckland
    Tongan youth suicide prevention resource
    $5,000
    6 months
  • Pacific Health Research Masters Scholarship
    Mrs Alexandria Tino
    The University of Canterbury
    Does resveratrol restrict the growth of metastatic ovarian cancer?
    $18,000
    12 months
  • Pacific Health Research PhD Scholarship
    Miss Siobhan Tu'akoi
    The University of Auckand
    Non-communicable disease risk in Rarotongan adolescents
    $110,834
    36 months
  • Pacific knowledge translation grant (2018 funding round)
    Miss Siobhan Tu'akoi
    University of Auckland
    Supporting Cook Islands communities to access scientific evidence
    $5,000
    6 months
  • Pacific health research summer studentship (2018 funding round)
    Ms Leina Tucker-Masters
    University of Auckland
    Co-design of a pilot mental wellbeing initiative for Pacific tertiary students
    $5,000
    3 months
  • Pacific Health Research PhD Scholarship
    Hana Tuisano
    Massey University
    Developing a Pacific youth health model
    $107,510
    36 months
  • Pacific Summer Studentship (2016 funding round)
    Mr Suli Tuitaupe
    University of Canterbury
    Group exercise-based six-week training programme on sedentary Pacific adults
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • Pacific Clinical Research Training Fellowship (2016 funding round)
    Dr Bruce Uelese Su'a
    The University of Auckland
    Inflammation or infection? The role of biomarkers after colon surgery
    $166,667
    24 months
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Mr Tevita Vaipuna
    University of Otago
    Does sleep differ according to ethnicity in children?
    $5,000
  • Pacific health research summer studentship (2018 funding round)
    Ms 'Eseta Vaipuna
    University of Otago
    The home environment of Tongan children
    $5,000
    3 months
  • Pacific health research summer studentship (2018 funding round)
    Mr Tevita Vaipuna
    University of Otago
    Tongan children's nutrition - native vs New Zealand migrants
    $5,000
    3 months
  • Pacific Emerging Researcher First Grant
    Dr Sione Vaka
    Massey University
    Effectiveness of ūloa model
    $149,559
    36 months
  • Pacific Summer Studentship (2016 funding round)
    Miss Tapuaki Vehikite
    University of Otago
    Anti-fibrotic effect of remote ischemic preconditioning on the diabetic heart
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • Pacific health research postdoctoral fellowship (2018 funding round)
    Ms Victoria Woolner
    Victoria University of Wellington
    Pasifika medicinal plants: Elucidating the science behind the tradition
    $345,156
    36 months
  • Pacific Health Research PhD Scholarship
    Mr Benjamin Worth
    University of Waikato
    Bringing the Pacific to health communication campaigns in Aotearoa
    $110,400
    36 months