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

  • 2009 Partnership Programme
    Ms Carolyn Watts
    Quigley and Watts Ltd
    Health Research Council of New Zealand, Ministry of Youth Development
    Systematic Review: What Works in Social Marketing for Youth?
    $44,885
    6 months
  • 2011 Career Development Awards - Māori Health Rangahau Hauora
    Anne Webster
    Tu Kotahi Māori Asthma Trust
    He Kura Aro Huango: Primary schools and Māori children with Asthma - A pilot
    $11,997
    7 months
  • 2013 Funding Round
    Dr Robert Weinkove
    Malaghan Institute of Medical Research
    A randomised placebo-controlled trial of paracetamol in febrile neutropenia
    $148,512
    12 months
  • 2008 Funding Round
    Dr Susan Wells
    The University of Auckland
    Cardiovascular risk prediction for New Zealanders - beyond Framingham
    $1,321,281
    36 months
  • Māori Health Research PhD Scholarship
    Ms Dianne Wepa
    AUT University
    Māori whānau and their engagement with healthcare services
    $72,687
    24 months
  • Research Partnerships for New Zealand Health Delivery
    Professor Gillian Whalley
    Unitec Institute of Technology, in partnership with Waitemata DHB, Counties Manukau DHB and the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand
    New echocardiography reference ranges for Aotearoa
    $199,974
    18 months
  • Explorer Grant (2016 funding round)
    Dr Richard Whiddett
    Massey University
    Intelligent digital environment for wellbeing and healthcare
    $150,000
    24 months
  • Health Innovation Partnership
    Professor Harvey White
    Auckland District Health Board
    HRC, National Health Committee
    Cost effectiveness of fractional flow reserve in myocardial infarction
    $350,000
    18 months
  • Clinical Research Training Fellowship (2016 funding round)
    Dr Patricia Whitfield
    University of Otago, Wellington
    Ethnic differences in energy metabolism among New Zealanders
    $250,000
    36 months
  • 2008 Funding Round
    Dr Robyn Whittaker
    The University of Auckland
    A trial of a mobile phone-based depression prevention programme for adolescents
    $1,741,371
    36 months
  • 2006 Funding Round
    Dr Robyn Whittaker
    Auckland UniServices Ltd
    Can a multimedia mobile phone programme help young people stop smoking?
    $1,553,670
    36 months
  • 2012 Research Partnerships for New Zealand Health Delivery
    Dr Robyn Whittaker
    The University of Auckland
    The Health Research Council of New Zealand, in partnership with Waitemata DHB
    A randomised controlled trial of JK's "The Journal" for depressed out-patients
    $199,500
  • 2013 International Relationship Fund: US-NZ collaboration
    Dr Robyn Whittaker
    University of Auckland
    Health Research Council of New Zealand
    International Relationship Fund: US-NZ collaboration
    $398,367
    24 months
  • Research Partnerships for New Zealand Health Delivery
    Dr Robyn Whittaker
    The University of Auckland, in partnership with Waitemata DHB
    SMS4BG: Self-management support for people with diabetes
    $199,475
    18 months
  • International Relationships Fund - NZ-US enabling grants (2017)
    Associate Professor Robyn Whittaker
    University of Auckland
    Technology enabled behaviour change to reduce childhood obesity
    $46,038
    18 months
  • 2011 Funding Round
    Dr Kirsten Wickens
    University of Otago, Wellington
    A Maternal Probiotic Intervention for Infant Allergic Disease Prevention
    $1,181,991
    36 months
  • 2009 Funding Round
    Dr Kristin Wickens
    University of Otago, Wellington
    Six year follow-up of the effects of probiotics on development of allergic disease
    $986,784
    24 months
  • 2007 Funding Round
    Professor Jeffery Wickens
    University of Otago
    Programme Extension | Behavioural and cellular mechanisms of hyperactivity and movement disorders
    $2,617,829
    36 months
  • Ngā Kanohi Kitea Development Grant (2016 funding round)
    Ms Jeanette Wikaira
    Manaia Marae, Coromandel
    Kia piki te hauora: Strategies to promote wellbeing in a small Māori community
    $10,000
    3 months
  • Māori Health Research PhD Scholarship
    Ms Erena Wikaire
    The University of Auckland
    Māori participation in traditional Māori health practices
    $109,309
    36 months