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

  • 2016 Funding Round - Project
    Professor Richard Troughton
    University of Otago, Christchurch
    Reducing the burden of atrial fibrillation
    $1,087,437
    36 months
  • Project
    Professor Richard Troughton
    University of Otago, Christchurch
    Reducing heart failure readmission: The IMPERATIVE-HF study
    $709,275
    36 months
  • Projects
    Professor Richard Troughton
    University of Otago, Christchurch
    Dietary sodium reduction to improve heart failure outcomes: The SODIUM-HF study
    $1,412,362
    36 months
  • Explorer Grant (2017 funding round)
    Dr Penelope Truman
    Massey University, Wellington
    Changing our view of tobacco dependence: the monoamine oxidase inhibitor story
    $150,000
    24 months
  • Pacific Health Research PhD Scholarship
    Miss Siobhan Tu'akoi
    The University of Auckand
    Non-communicable disease risk in Rarotongan adolescents
    $110,834
    36 months
  • Pacific knowledge translation grant (2018 funding round)
    Miss Siobhan Tu'akoi
    University of Auckland
    Supporting Cook Islands communities to access scientific evidence
    $5,000
    6 months
  • Pacific health research summer studentship (2018 funding round)
    Ms Leina Tucker-Masters
    University of Auckland
    Co-design of a pilot mental wellbeing initiative for Pacific tertiary students
    $5,000
    3 months
  • Pacific Health Research PhD Scholarship
    Hana Tuisano
    Massey University
    Developing a Pacific youth health model
    $107,510
    36 months
  • Pacific Summer Studentship (2016 funding round)
    Mr Suli Tuitaupe
    University of Canterbury
    Group exercise-based six-week training programme on sedentary Pacific adults
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • Clinical Research Training Fellowship
    Ms Bronwyn Tunnage
    AUT University
    Paramedic response to acute stroke; investigating current practice and outcomes
    $250,000
    3 years
  • 2006 Funding Round
    Hope Tupara
    Massey University
    Whanau bioethical decision making - genetic disorders and Māori health
    $74,650
    24 months
  • 2012 QEII Jubilee Research Grant
    Dr Nikki Turner
    The University of Auckland
    The Health Research Council of New Zealand, Ministry of Health
    Translating best practice research to reduce equity gaps in immunisation
    $444,809
    24 months
  • Clinical research training fellowship (2018 funding round)
    Dr Clinton Turner
    Auckland District Health Board
    The prognostic significance of immune cell infiltrates in meningioma
    $237,430
    48 months
  • 2009 Funding Round
    Dr Shieak Tzeng
    University of Otago, Wellington
    Autonomic modulation of pulmonary gas exchange efficiency
    $145,854
    24 months
  • 2011 Career Development Awards - Sir Charles Hercus Fellowship
    Shieak Tzeng
    University of Otago
    Influence of tobacco smoking on dynamic cerebral auto-regulation
    $500,000
    48 months
  • Pacific Clinical Research Training Fellowship (2016 funding round)
    Dr Bruce Uelese Su'a
    The University of Auckland
    Inflammation or infection? The role of biomarkers after colon surgery
    $166,667
    24 months
  • 2007 Career Development Award - Clinical Research Training Fellow
    James Ussher
    The University of Auckland
    Experimental strategies for ex-vivo immunotherapy of chronic hepatitis B infection
    $247,757
    36 months
  • 2015 Funding Round - Emerging Researcher First Grant
    Dr James Ussher
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Mucosal associated invariant T cells: mechanisms of bacterial control in humans
    $150,000
    36 months
  • 2014 Funding Round – Emerging Researcher First Grant
    Dr Ehsan Vaghefi
    The University of Auckland
    Digital design of therapies to combat age related nuclear cataracts
    $141,000
    36 months
  • Explorer Grant (2018 funding round)
    Dr Ehsan Vaghefi
    The University of Auckland
    Ocular laser bio-meter: fast and cheap early diagnosis of vision impairment
    $150,000
    24 months