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

  • Māori Health Research PhD Scholarship
    Ms Marama McDonald
    The University of Auckland
    The secret to happiness: Narratives from Māori elders in the Bay of Plenty
    $37,303
    12 months
  • 2008 Career Development Award - Sir Charles Hercus Fellowship
    Ailsa McGregor
    The University of Auckland
    Targeting dysfunctional cholinergic transmission in a model of Huntington's Disease
    $500,000
    82 months
  • Clinical Practitioner Research Fellowship
    Dr Shay McGuinness
    Auckland District Health Board
    Improving outcomes after cardiothoracic surgery
    $85,000
    60 months
  • Māori Health Research PhD Scholarship
    Ms Christina McKerchar
    University of Otago, Wellington
    Food availability for Māori children: A rights based approach
    $120,750
    48 months
  • Clinical Research Training Fellowship (2016 funding round)
    Dr Steven McKinstry
    Medical Research Institute of New Zealand
    High flow nasal cannulae therapy in COPD and heart failure
    $250,000
    36 months
  • 2012 Career Development Awards - Māori PhD Scholarship
    Andre McLachlan
    University of Otago
    Collaboration with and for rural Māori with addiction and related problems
    $80,278
    36 months
  • 2010 Career Development Awards - Clinical Research Training Fellow
    Rachael McLean
    University of Otago
    Sodium in New Zealand, intake, consumer perceptions, and implications for chronic disease
    $250,000
    36 months
  • Clinical Research Training Fellowship
    Dr Suneela Mehta
    The University of Auckland
    Can we predict CVD risk population-wide using only routinely collected data?
    $166,600
    4 years
  • 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
  • Clinical Research Training Fellowship
    Dr Mohammed Moharram
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Patient-reported outcomes after cardiac surgery: advanced cardiac imaging study
    $319,613
    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