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

  • 2018 Emerging Researcher First Grant
    Dr Kate Thomas
    University of Otago
    Optimisation of pre-operative cardiovascular fitness: The heat vs. HIIT study
    $249,615
    36 months
  • 2009 Funding Round
    Dr Benjamin Thompson
    The University of Auckland
    Promoting neural plasticity to recover visual function in amblyopia
    $149,971
    36 months
  • 2008 Funding Round
    Dr Mattie Timmer
    Malaghan Institute of Medical Research
    Glycolipid adjuvants for anti-cancer immunotherapy
    $149,981
    36 months
  • Emerging researcher first grant (2017 funding round)
    Dr Petr Tomek
    University of Auckland
    IMPACT-ful resistance mechanism of cancer cells
    $249,994
    36 months
  • 2006 Funding Round
    Hope Tupara
    Massey University
    Whanau bioethical decision making - genetic disorders and Māori health
    $74,650
    24 months
  • 2009 Funding Round
    Dr Shieak Tzeng
    University of Otago, Wellington
    Autonomic modulation of pulmonary gas exchange efficiency
    $145,854
    24 months
  • 2015 Funding Round - Emerging Researcher First Grant
    Dr James Ussher
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Mucosal associated invariant T cells: mechanisms of bacterial control in humans
    $150,000
    36 months
  • 2014 Funding Round – Emerging Researcher First Grant
    Dr Ehsan Vaghefi
    The University of Auckland
    Digital design of therapies to combat age related nuclear cataracts
    $141,000
    36 months
  • 2014 Funding Round – Emerging Researcher First Grant
    Dr Larah van der Meer
    Victoria University of Wellington
    Assistive communication technology for adults with intellectual disability
    $150,000
    18 months
  • Emerging researcher first grant (2017 funding round)
    Dr Jaimie Veale
    University of Waikato
    The New Zealand transgender health survey: Stigma and protective factors
    $238,842
    30 months
  • 2008 Funding Round
    Dr Silas Villas-Boas
    The University of Auckland
    In vivo metabolic pathway analysis of pathogenic bacteria in response to oxygen
    $123,000
    30 months
  • 2011 Funding Round
    Dr Pamela von Hurst
    Massey University, Albany
    Vitamin D Deficiency Risk and Respiratory/Allergy Disease in NZ 1-4 year-olds
    $149,883
    36 months
  • 2008 Funding Round
    Dr Marie-Louise Ward
    The University of Auckland
    How does myocardial stretch determine the strength of the heartbeat?
    $130,452
    36 months
  • 2014 Funding Round – Emerging Researcher First Grant
    Dr Emma Wyeth
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Māori disability outcomes: Pathways and experiences after injury
    $149,410
    36 months
  • 2008 Funding Round
    Dr Sangsun Yoon
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Breaking up the anaerobic pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilm
    $149,823
    18 months
  • 2016 funding round - Feasibility Study
    Dr Jie Zhang
    University of Auckland
    The transition zone as corneal endothelial transplants
    $149,609
    24 months
  • 2013 Funding Round
    Dr Jichao Zhao
    The University of Auckland
    Living with chaos: Structural remodelling and persistent atrial fibrillation
    $133,600
    36 months