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

  • 2010 Funding Round
    Professor Robert Walker
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Dialysis Outcomes in those aged 65 years and over
    $772,060
    36 months
  • 2012 Career Development Awards - Sir Charles Hercus Fellowship
    Logan Walker
    University of Otago
    Genetic variation and breast cancer development
    $500,000
    48 months
  • 2009 International Investment Opportunities Fund
    Dr Natalie Walker
    Auckland UniServices Ltd, The University of Auckland
    A family tobacco control program to reduce respiratory illness in Māori infants
    $926,847
    48 months
  • 2015 Funding Round - Project
    Dr Natalie Walker
    The University of Auckland
    The combined use of nicotine replacement therapy and e-cigarettes
    $1,199,916
    36 months
  • Breast Cancer Research Partnership
    Dr Logan Walker
    University of Otago
    Breast Cancer Cure, The New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation, HRC
    Identifying breast cancer patients with clinically relevant mutations
    $196,659
    24 months
  • 2016 Funding Round - Project
    Associate Professor Natalie Walker
    University of Auckland
    Smoking relapse prevention in COPD patients
    $1,195,250
    36 months
  • 2016 Funding Round - Project
    Associate Professor Natalie Walker
    University of Auckland
    A head-to-head trial of cytisine and varenicline for smoking cessation
    $1,599,944
    36 months
  • Sir Charles Hercus Health Research Fellowship
    Dr Christopher Walker
    The University of Auckland
    Naturally biased? Exploring neuropeptide signal pathway bias in pain.
    $500,000
    48 months
  • Feasibility Study Grant (2017)
    Honorary Associate Professor Natalie Walker
    University of Auckland
    Feasibility of a smartphone-based support system for hazardous drinkers
    $187,415
    18 months
  • Project
    Dr Logan Walker
    University of Otago, Christchurch
    Genetic modifiers of risk of familial breast and ovarian cancer
    $1,142,728
    36 months
  • Clinical Research Training Fellowship
    Dr Ellen Wang
    The University of Auckland
    Oxaliplatin induced corneal nerve microstructural changes
    $250,000
    36 months
  • 2006 Career Development Award - Clinical Research Training Fellowship
    Steve Wannenburg
    The University of Auckland
    The development of executive functions in children and adolescents
    $216,000
    36
  • Māori Health Research Summer Studentship
    Mr Steve Waqanivavalagi
    The University of Auckland
    An intact approach to architectural characterisation using confocal microscopy
    $5,000
    4 months
  • 2006 Career Development Award - Maori PhD Scholarship
    Isaac Warbrick
    Massey University
    Insulin resistance & Māori health - repeated measures study
    $95,050
    36 months
  • 2012 Career Development Awards - Māori Health Postdoc Fellowship
    Dr Isaac Warbrick
    Massey University
    The best exercise for Māori men
    $335,538
    36 months
  • 2008 Funding Round
    Dr Marie-Louise Ward
    The University of Auckland
    How does myocardial stretch determine the strength of the heartbeat?
    $130,452
    36 months
  • Māori Health Research PhD Scholarship
    Ms Felicity Ware
    Massey University
    Whanau kopepe: Young Māori parents experiences of raising a family
    $108,402
    36 months
  • 2009 Funding Round
    Professor Jim Warren
    The University of Auckland
    Adherence Innovations in Medication use for Health Improvement (AIM-HI)
    $147,617
    12
  • Explorer Grant (2016 funding round)
    Dr Wilma Waterlander
    The University of Auckland
    Nutrition 2.0: Toward a food systems approach for public health nutrition
    $150,000
    24 months
  • 2009 Partnership Programme
    Ms Carolyn Watts
    Quigley and Watts Ltd
    Health Research Council of New Zealand, Ministry of Youth Development
    Health Promotion and Social Marketing for Young People
    $5,000
    4 months