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

  • Māori Health Research Summer Studentship
    Mrs Cynthia Strickland
    AUT University
    Footwear and foot orthoses adherence for Māori with inflammatory joint disease
    $5,000
    4 months
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Puipui Su'a
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Breaking the walls: What is preventing Pacific Peoples from accessing healthcare
    $5,000
    4 months
  • Pacific Health Research PhD Scholarship
    Dr Bruce Su'a
    The University of Auckland
    Defining a biomarker profile for anastomotic leak following colon surgery
    $25,000
    24 months
  • 2007 Funding Round
    Dr Martin Sullivan
    Massey University
    A longitudinal study of the life histories of people with spinal cord injury
    $897,876
    48 months
  • 2012 Pacific Health Research Partnership
    Dr Gerhard Sundborn
    Auckland UniServices Limited
    The HRC, in partnership with the Ministry of Health
    'Health beverages' for Kelston youth: A community partnered initiative
    $109,367
    17 months
  • Sir Thomas Davis Te Patu Kite Rangi Ariki Health Research Fellowship
    Dr Gerhard Sundborn
    Le Va
    Pacific solutions to reduce sugary drink consumption
    $300,000
    24 months
  • 2016 funding round - projects
    Dr Gerhard Sundborn
    University of Auckland
    Communities fighting sugar in soft drinks
    $1,176,875
    48 months
  • International Research Fund - NZ-US enabling grants (2017)
    Dr Gerhard Sundborn
    University of Auckland
    Prevention of Childhood Obesity through sugar reduction
    $37,181
    18 months
  • Projects
    Dr Gerhard Sundborn
    The University of Auckland
    How has a 'water only' and 'healthy kai' school policy impacted on child obesity
    $553,966
    36 months
  • Feasibility Study Grant (2017)
    Dr Daniel Sutton
    Auckland University of Technology
    Sensory modulation for anxiety in primary health care: A feasibility study
    $164,635
    18 months
  • Clinical Research Training Fellowship (2016 funding round)
    Mr Peter Swan
    The University of Auckland
    Thermal properties of the liver: Improving outcome from ablation of liver cancer
    $166,667
    24 months
  • 2013 International Relationship Fund: US-NZ collaboration
    Professor Boyd Swinburn
    University of Auckland
    Health Research Council of New Zealand
    International Relationship Fund: US-NZ collaboration
    $397,102
    24 months
  • 2014 Funding Round – Project
    Professor Boyd Swinburn
    The University of Auckland
    Food environments in New Zealand: Policies and impacts on health and equity
    $1,162,422
    36 months
  • International Relationships Fund - NZ-US enabling grants (2017)
    Professor Boyd Swinburn
    University of Auckland
    Indigenous approaches to reducing childhood obesity
    $37,181
    18 months
  • 2013 Funding Round
    Associate Professor Peter Sykes
    University of Otago, Christchurch
    The conservative management of young women with CIN2
    $1,196,179
    48 months
  • 2009 Funding Round
    Dr Judith Symonds
    AUT University
    A Personal Digital Assistant to Augment Goal Management Training
    $132,292
    12 months
  • 2008 Partnership Programme
    Dr Andrea t' Mannetje
    Massey University
    Health Research Council of New Zealand, Department of Labour
    Workplace exposure to carcinogens in New Zealand
    $399,531
    43 months
  • Māori Health Research Masters Scholarship
    Dr Jade Tamatea
    The University of Auckland
    Te whakangungu rakau: prevalence, severity, outcome of thrytoxicosis in Māori
    $74,004
    24 months
  • 2013 Ngā Kanohi Kitea Community Grant
    Ms Aroaro Tamati
    Te Pou Tiringa Incorporated, New Plymouth
    A life course approach to health and wellbeing - whānau early intervention
    $200,000
    18 months
  • 2013 Ngā Kanohi Kitea Development Grant
    Ms Aroaro Tamati
    Te Pou Tiringa Incorporated, New Plymouth
    A life course approach to health and wellbeing - whānau early intervention
    $10,000
    3 months