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

  • 2013 Funding Round
    Dr Jeffrey Smaill
    The University of Auckland
    Novel small molecule therapeutics for treatment of smoking-related lung cancer
    $1,180,810
    36 months
  • 2013 International Relationship Fund: China-NZ collaborative project
    Dr Jeffrey Smaill
    University of Auckland
    Health Research Council of New Zealand
    Tumour-targeted FGFR therapeutics for smoking-related lung cancer
    $399,897
    36 months
  • 2012 Career Development Awards - Erihapeti Rehu-Murchie Research Fellowship in Māori Health
    Kirsten Smiler
    Victoria University of Wellington
    Ka puāwa ngā kōhungahunga turi: The early development of Māori deaf children
    $330,273
  • 2006 Funding Round
    Ms Kirsten Smiler
    Victoria Link Limited
    Partnership: refocusing successful interventions for Māori deaf/hearing impaired children
    $196,923
    36 months
  • 2012 Career Development Awards - Erihapeti Rehu-Murchie Fellowship
    Kirsten Smiler
    Victoria University of Wellington
    Ka puawai nga Kohungahunga Turi: The early development of Māori deaf tamariki
    $330,734
    36 months
  • 2006 Funding Round
    Dr Cherryl Smith
    Te Runanga o Ngati Apa
    Health, cultural and social experiences of Māori affected by chemical related illness
    $275,625
    36 months
  • 2007 Career Development Award - Erihapeti Rehu-Murchie Fellowship
    Dr Cherryl Smith
    Te Atawhai o Te Ao
    He mokopuna, he taonga: Health and wellbeing of grandparents raising mokopuna
    $265,045
    44 months
  • 2008 Career Development Award - Student Masters
    Alexandra Smith
    University of Otago
    Social marketing, health and youth with congenital physical impairment - the role of media in the promotion of health within the youth and disability sector
    $21,000
    22 months
  • 2010 Career Development Awards - Clinical Research Training Fellow
    Moira Smith
    University of Otago
    Attitudes of children and adults to the food environment in organised sport
    $250,000
    36 months
  • 2012 Funding Round
    Dr Nicola Smith
    Medical Research Institute of New Zealand
    An RCT of Indwelling Pleural Cathers in Malignant Pleural Effusion
    $104,106
    36 months
  • Research Partnerships for New Zealand Health Delivery
    Dr Alesha Smith
    University of Otago, in partnership with Best Practice Advocacy Centre
    Integrating patient data to optimise medicines and reduce polypharmacy
    $178,273
    18 months
  • Sir Charles Hercus Health Research Fellowship
    Associate Professor Melody Smith
    The University of Auckland
    Impact of built environment interventions on children's physical activity
    $440,000
    48 months
  • 2013 Funding Round
    Dr Deborah Snell
    Burwood Academy of Independent Living
    Factors affecting recovery after mild traumatic brain injury
    $142,532
    24 months
  • Clinical practitioner research fellowship (2018 funding round)
    Dr Deborah Snell
    Canterbury District Health Board
    Management of psychological factors after mild traumatic brain injury
    $412,831
    60 months
  • 2012 Funding Round
    Associate Professor Christian Soeller
    The University of Auckland
    The Relationship of Nano-structure and Function of Myocytes in Heart Failure
    $1,090,883
    36 months
  • 2011 Funding Round
    Mr Mattias Soop
    The University of Auckland
    High vs Low Urine Output Targets in Surgical Patients: A Clincal Trial
    $147,939
    12 months
  • Pacific Health Research PhD Scholarship
    Dr Faafetai Sopoaga
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Pacific students’ health, wellbeing and success in higher education
    $112,550
    36 months
  • Projects
    Associate Professor Faafetai Sopoaga
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Mental health and wellbeing of Pacific youth in higher education
    $599,336
    36 months
  • 2018 Emerging Researcher First Grant
    Dr Brie Sorrenson
    The University of Auckland
    Understanding genetic factors that influence beta-cell function
    $247,576
    36 months
  • 2011 Partnership Programme
    Dr Margaret Southwick
    Pacific Perspectives Ltd
    Health Research Council of New Zealand, Ministry of Health
    Pacific health outcomes: Trends, barriers and navigating ways forward
    $897,303
    16 months