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

  • 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
  • Explorer Grant
    Dr Stefanie Vandevijvere
    The University of Auckland
    Citizen empowerment for creating healthy community environments in New Zealand
    $150,000
    24 months
  • Clinical Research Training Fellowship
    Dr Ryash Vather
    The University of Auckland
    Pathophysiology, risk factors and management of postoperative gut dysfunction
    $166,666
    24 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
  • Pacific Summer Studentship (2016 funding round)
    Miss Tapuaki Vehikite
    University of Otago
    Anti-fibrotic effect of remote ischemic preconditioning on the diabetic heart
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • Clinical Research Training Fellowship
    Dr Ayesha Verrall
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Tuberculosis and innate immunity: understanding early clearance of infection
    $250,000
    36 months
  • 2008 Funding Round
    Dr Mark Vickers
    The University of Auckland
    Developmental programming of disease: critical windows for intervention
    $943,647
    36 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 Margaret Vissers
    University of Otago, Christchurch
    Ascorbate-mediated Regulation of HIF-1 Mediated Tumour Growth and Angiogenesis
    $812,985
    36 months
  • 2015 Funding Round - Feasibility Study
    Professor Margreet Vissers
    The University of Otago, Christchurch
    The efficacy and feasibility of modifying tumour metabolism for therapeutic gain
    $100,000
    12 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
  • 2016 Funding Round - Project
    Mr Andrew Waa
    University of Otago, Wellington
    Te ara auahi kore
    $1,189,413
    48 months
  • 2006 Funding Round
    Ms Cathrine Waetford
    AUT University
    Health measurement and knowledge translation for improved Māori health outcomes
    $417,189
    18 months
  • 2007 Career Development Award - Maori Health Masters Scholarship
    Cathrine Waetford
    AUT University
    Exploring resiliency factors for prevention and management of Chlamydia in young Māori women
    $13,900
    12 months
  • Clinical Research Training Fellowship
    Dr Iris Wainiqolo
    The University of Auckland
    Road injuries in the Pacific: Disability, costs and health system indicators
    $250,000
    3 years
  • Ngā Kanohi Kitea Development Grant
    Mr Jordan Waiti
    Independent
    Rangatahi experiences of STI testing and treatment in Waikato
    $10,000
    3 months
  • Ngā Kanohi Kitea Full Project Grant
    Mr Jordan Waiti
    HRC
    He Pūkenga Kōrero: Rangatahi and sexually transmitted infections in the Waikato
    $199,109
    18 months
  • 2008 Partnership Programme
    Mr Charles Waldegrave
    The Family Centre
    Health Research Council of New Zealand, Ministry of Health
    The socioeconomic factors associated with food security and physical activity for Maori and Pacific people.
    $291,107
    19 months
  • 2012 Career Development Award - Sir Charles Hercus Health Research Fellowship
    Dr Logan Walker
    University of Otago
    Genetic variation and breast cancer development
    $500,000
    48 months
  • 2010 Funding Round
    Dr Natalie Walker
    The University of Auckland
    Cytisine - a promising low cost intervention for smoking cessation
    $1,180,705
    30 months