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

  • Sir Charles Hercus Health Research Fellowship (2016 funding round)
    Dr Joanna James
    The University of Auckland
    Can placental stem cells be used to improve fetal outcomes?
    $500,000
    48 months
  • Sir Charles Hercus health research fellowship
    Dr Hamish Jamieson
    University of Otago, Christchurch
    Big data - Creating new insights into heart failure
    $500,000
    48 months
  • Foxley Fellowship
    Dr Timothy Jelleyman
    The University of Auckland
    The community child well-being Tool: a framework for population health action
    $187,800
    2 years
  • 2008 Career Development Award - Maori Master Scholarship
    Diana Johnson
    University of Waikato
    Why are mental health services failing Māori homeless?
    $16,066
    12 months
  • 2010 Career Development Awards - Māori PhD Scholarship
    Reena Kainamu
    The University of Auckland
    Whanau ora: Māori motherhood, cultural identity and mental wellbeing
    $107,602
    36 months
  • Māori Health Research Rangahau Hauora Training Award
    Ms Lisa Kelly
    Independent
    Te ha ora: Exploring the effectiveness of kaupapa Māori antenatal education
    $12,000
    6 months
  • 2008 Career Development Award - Aust. Research Collaborative
    Martin Kennedy
    University of Otago
    Genetics of complex disease
    $1,500
    12 months
  • 2010 Career Development Awards - Māori Health Rangahau Hauora
    Stephen Kenny
    Health Research Council of New Zealand
    Porirua Harbour and the relationship to tangata whenua - Working towards a healthy built environment
    $11,873
    13 months
  • Clinical Research Training Fellowship
    Dr Paula King
    University of Otago, Wellington
    Transforming research into child health equity: A 21st century approach
    $250,000
    4 years
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Ms Luarell King
    The University of Otago, Dunedin
    The role of culture in Pacific suicide prevention
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • Māori Health Research PhD Scholarship
    Ms Monica Koia
    Massey University, Wellington
    Taku aroha ki ngā tai e ngunguru e ra: Transforming the Māori health cancer workforce
    $110,050
    36 months
  • Māori Health Research Summer Studentship
    Ms Diane Koti
    Massey University
    Māori and palliative care
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • 2011 Career Development Awards - Clinical Research Training Fellow
    Silke Kuehl
    University of Otago
    The suicide and serious harm risk of "Mixed Presenters' to emergency departments
    $250,000
    48 months
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Wesley Lagolago
    AUT University
    Understanding traumatic brain injury in the Pasifika population of New Zealand.
    $5,000
    4 months
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Ms Manusui He-naua Esther Latu
    The University of Auckland
    Barriers to Pacific women breastfeeding in the Waitemata District Health Board region
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • Pacific Health Research Masters Scholarship
    Ms Manusiu Latu
    The University of Auckland
    Challenges of Tongan family caregivers caring for the elderly
    $15,115
    12 months
  • Clinical Research Training Fellowship
    Dr Melanie Lauti
    The University of Auckland
    Towards the treatment of toxic thoracic lymph in critical illness
    $167,000
    24 months
  • 2011 Career Development Awards - DPPPhD
    Elisa Lavelle
    AUT University
    Developing strategies to better meet the needs of partners of people with brain injury
    $108,027
    36 months
  • 2008 Career Development Award - Clinical Research Training Fellow
    Wai Gin Lee
    The University of Auckland
    RCT of beta-blockers to reduce energy expenditure and improve nutrition in cirrhosis
    $245,962
    42 months
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Tainafi Lefono
    AUT University
    Information needs and issues of importance for Pasifika peoples following spinal injury
    $5,000
    4 months