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 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
  • Clinical research training fellowship (2018 funding round)
    Dr Sharon Leitch
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Improving patient safety in New Zealand general practice
    $320,000
    36 months
  • 2012 Career Development Award - Clinical Research Training Fellowship
    Dr Daniel Lemanu
    The University of Auckland
    The Role of Community-Based Prehabilitation in Bariatric Surgery
    $166,667
    2 years
  • 2012 Career Development Awards - Clinical Research Training Fellow
    Daniel Lemanu
    The University of Auckland
    The Role of Community-Based Prehabilitation in Bariatric Surgery
    $166,667
    26 months
  • Pacific Health Research PhD Scholarship
    Ms Victoria Lesatele
    Massey University, Auckland
    Samoan peoples' experiences of CVD pathways of care
    $108,050
    3 years
  • 2010 Career Development Awards - Sir Charles Hercus Fellowship
    Julie Lim
    The University of Auckland
    Antioxidant strategies to prevent eye disease: is the lens a glutathione reservoir?
    $500,000
    54 months
  • Sir Charles Hercus Health Research Fellowship
    Dr Khoon Lim
    University of Otago, Christchurch
    3D Bioassembly of functional bone grafts: A lego approach
    $487,549
    48 months
  • Pacific Health Research Development Grant
    Dr Ieti Lima
    Health Promotion Forum of New Zealand, Auckland
    Exploring older peoples health from a social determinants perspective
    $5,100
    12 months
  • Clinical Research Training Fellowship
    Dr Anthony Lin
    The University of Auckland
    The rectosigmoid brake and its utility as a neuromodulation target
    $250,000
    36 months
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Shivanjali Lingam
    University of Otago
    Health impact of zumba programme on the nutritional habits and well-being of participating female Pacific Islanders
    $5,000
    3 months
  • 2010 Career Development Awards - Māori PhD Scholarship
    Thomas Lintern
    The University of Auckland
    Investigation into Soft Tissue Damage of Infants During Shaking Associated with Child Abuse
    $104,737
    36 months
  • 2007 Career Development Award - Clinical Research Training Fellow
    Benjamin Loveday
    The University of Auckland
    The role of lymphatics in severe pancreatitis: anatomy, physiology and therapy
    $237,884
    42 months
  • 2012 Career Development Awards - Māori Health Rangahau Hauora
    Jaqueline Lumsden
    Massey University
    Best outcomes for Māori with cancer
    $11,970
    12 months
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Ms Fakavamoeatu Lutui
    The University of Auckland
    Stepping forward: A needs analysis addressing gaps in knowledge in regards to family violence amongst Pacific people in New Zealand - A literature review
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • Clinical research training fellowship (2018 funding round)
    Dr Wiremu MacFater
    University of Auckland
    Perioperative local anaesthetic
    $210,236
    24 months