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

  • Sir Charles Hercus Health Research Fellowship
    Dr Rosemary Brown
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    The neurobiology of maternal care; understanding the critical role of prolactin
    48 months
  • 2017 Ngā Kanohi Kitea Development Grant
    Ms Katrina Bryant
    Te Runanga ō Otākou
    Taurite Tū: Development of falls prevention exercise programme for Māori
    3 months
  • 2011 Partnership Programme
    Associate Professor Christopher Bullen
    Auckland Uniservices Ltd, The University of Auckland
    Health Research Council of New Zealand, Ministry of Health
    The grand challenge: Innovative research to halve smoking prevalence in Aotearoa New Zealand
    48 months
  • 2010 Funding Round
    Dr Christopher Bullen
    The University of Auckland
    Electronic cigarettes for smoking cessation: a randomised controlled trial
    36 months
  • Research Partnerships for New Zealand Health Delivery 2012
    Associate Professor Chris Bullen
    The University of Auckland
    The Health Research Council of New Zealand, in partnership with Auckland DHB, Counties Manukau DHB, and Waitemata DHB
    Adding IMPACT via a DHB partnership
    12 months
  • 2016 Funding Round - Project
    Professor Christopher Bullen
    University of Auckland
    No smokers left behind: A trial of adaptive smoking cessation treatment
    36 months
  • 2010 Ethics Summer Studentship 2010
    Stephanie Burcher
    The University of Auckland
    Performance of the Northern X Ethics Committee
    4 months
  • 2008 Partnership Programme
    Professor Carl Burgess
    University of Otago
    Health Research Council of New Zealand, Medsafe
    Electronic Pharmacovigilance: A centralised database combining GP practice data
    10 months
  • Māori health research PhD scholarship (2018 funding round)
    Ms Hannah Burgess
    University of Auckland
    Whānau consent: an expression of indigenous rights
    36 months
  • Māori Health Research Summer Studentship (2016 funding round)
    Miss Erana Burrows
    Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi
    Catalyst for Māori health development: A case study of Māori nursing
    10 weeks
  • 2012 Funding Round
    Dr Melanie Bussey
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Towards a Greater Understanding of Mechanical Dysfunction in the Pelvis
    36 months
  • 2006 Career Development Award - Clinical Research Training Fellowship
    Dr Anthony Butler
    University of Canterbury
    Eigenimage Processing of frontal chest radiographs
    12 months
  • 2009 Funding Round
    Associate Professor Winston Byblow
    The University of Auckland
    Priming to enhance rehabilitation after stroke
    36 months
  • 2014 Funding Round – Project
    Professor Winston Byblow
    The University of Auckland
    Individualised neuromodulation for motor recovery after stroke
    36 months
  • 2008 Funding Round
    Dr Catherine Byrnes
    The University of Auckland
    Interventional study on bronchiectasis in indigenous children
    30 months
  • Explorer Grant (2017 funding round)
    Dr Jaydee Cabral
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Developing the holy grail of bioprinting: vascularization
    24 months
  • 2018 Emerging Researcher First Grant
    Dr Octavia Calder Dawe
    Massey University
    Working on wellbeing with young people
    36 months
  • Māori Health Research Summer Studentship
    Mr Alan Cameron
    The University of Auckland
    Peptides to selectively combat cancer
    10 weeks
  • Ngā Kanohi Kitea Full Project Grant
    Ms Ngaropi Cameron
    Tū Tama Wāhine o Taranaki
    Te Ara Ririki
    19 months



  • 2011 Funding Round
    Dr Rebecca Campbell
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Understanding the Neuroendocrine Abnormalities of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
    36 months