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 Tracy Melzer
    University of Otago, Christchurch
    Dementia and Parkinson's disease: Tau pathology and cerebrovascular health
    $500,000
    48 months
  • 2010 Ethics Summer Studentship
    Eva Mengwasser
    Massey University
    Applying the Nuffield Council on Bioethics Stewardship Model to New Zealand Public Health Policy: A case study
    $5,000
    4 months
  • Sir Charles Hercus fellowship - 2017 funding round
    Dr Jennifer Miles-Chan
    University of Auckland
    Deciphering gender and ethnic disparity in obesity and cardiometabolic disease
    $500,000
    48 months
  • Clinical Research Training Fellowship (2016 funding round)
    Dr Tony Milne
    The University of Auckland
    Serotonin agonists to prevent post-operative ileus after abdominal surgery
    $250,000
    36 months
  • 2010 Career Development Awards - Erihapeti Rehu-Murchie Fellowship
    Tess Moeke-Maxwell
    University of Waikato
    Kia Ngawari: Investigating Palliative Care of Māori and their whanau
    $341,433
    36 months
  • Pacific Health Research PhD Scholarship
    Jaye Moors
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Lipid profiles as a risk factor for metabolic disease in Polynesians
    $114,812
    36 months
  • 2006 Career Development Award - Clinical Training Research Fellowship
    Dr Suzie Mudge
    The University of Auckland
    Measuring rehabilitation outcomes in adults with stroke
    $217,000
    36 months
  • Māori Health Research Rangahau Hauora Training Award
    Ms Maraea Nathan
    Tu Kotahi Māori Asthma Trust
    Supporting Māori tamariki/whanau with chronic asthma: A health literacy approach
    $12,000
    6 months
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Rochelle Newport
    The University of Auckland
    Health promotion and Pacific Peoples
    $5,000
    6 months
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Rochelle Newport
    The University of Auckland
    Health promotion and Pacific Peoples
    $5,000
    3 months
  • 2011 Career Development Awards - Clinical Research Training Fellow
    Jeffrey Ngu
    University of Otago
    Autoimmune Liver Diseases in NZ: Population-based Epidemiology, Genetics and Therapeutics
    $250,000
    36 months
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Ashalyna Noa
    University of Canterbury
    Canterbury Earthquake: Impact on Pacific Health provision
    $5,000
    3 months
  • 2008 Career Development Award - Clinical Research Training Fellow
    Gregory O'Grady
    The University of Auckland
    A rational foundation for gastric stimulation through continuum-modelling
    $233,340
    36 months
  • Māori Health Research Summer Studentship
    Ms Cynthia Otene
    AUT University
    Literature review of cultural safety pertaining to foot-care within Māori
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • Māori Health Research Masters Scholarship
    Mr Mahonri Owen
    University of Waikato
    Development of a brain controlled prosthetic
    $18,600
    12 months
  • 2008 Career Development Award - Eru Pomare Fellowship
    Dr Te Hereripine Paine Sarah-Jane
    Massey University
    Moe tika, moe pai: Advancing sleep health in Aotearoa/New Zealand
    $321,740
    41 months
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Monique Palaone-Smith
    The University of Auckland
    Factors related to sports participation and physcial activity amongst Pacific youth
    $5,000
    3 months
  • 2006 Career Development Award - Clinical Research Training Fellowship
    Dr Suetonia Palmer
    University of Otago, Christchurch
    Vasoactive peptides in kidney disease
    $221,080
    36 months
  • Sir Charles Hercus health research fellowship (2018 funding round)
    Dr Michael Pankhurst
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Bi-modal anti-Mϋllerian hormone signalling in the ovary
    $500,000
    48 months
  • 2011 Career Development Awards - Clinical Research Training Fellow
    Rachael Parke
    The University of Auckland
    Cardiovascular disease risk prediction in the era of effective drug treatment
    $145,833
    42 months