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

  • Emerging researcher first grant (2019 funding round)
    Dr Julie Bennett
    University of Otago, Wellington
    Characteristics of S.pyogenes isolated prior to rheumatic fever diagnosis
    $245,000
    36 months
  • Emerging researcher first grant (2019 funding round)
    Dr Kathryn Bradbury
    The University of Auckland
    Diet and circulating lipids in relation to cardiovascular disease in New Zealand
    $247,000
    36 months
  • Emerging researcher first grant (2019 funding round)
    Dr Janice Chew-Harris
    University of Otago, Christchurch
    A suPAR prognostic indicator of cardiovascular risk and outcomes
    $249,999
    36 months
  • Emerging researcher first grant (2019 funding round)
    Dr Julie Choisne
    The University of Auckland
    Prediction of the form-function musculoskeletal system in paediatric population
    $249,999
    36 months
  • Emerging researcher first grant (2019 funding round)
    Dr Rosie Dobson
    The University of Auckland
    Supporting mothers and babies in Lakes District
    $249,958
    36 months
  • Emerging researcher first grant (2019 funding round)
    Dr Niamh Donnellan
    The University of Auckland
    Novel approach to measuring the food and activity environments for child health
    $225,137
    18 months
  • Emerging researcher first grant (2019 funding round)
    Dr Fiona Graham
    University of Otago, Wellington
    Coaching caregivers of children with developmental disability: A cluster RCT
    $233,618
    36 months
  • Emerging researcher first grant (2019 funding round)
    Dr Joanna Hicks
    University of Waikato
    Cysteine biosynthesis and infection, gonorrhoea's weak link?
    $249,959
    36 months
  • Emerging researcher first grant (2019 funding round)
    Dr Prasath Jayakaran
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Sensory organisation for balance control in children with strabismus
    $244,828
    36 months
  • Emerging researcher first grant (2019 funding round)
    Dr Gabriella Lindberg
    University of Otago, Christchurch
    Oxygen control in 3D-bioprinted osteochondral constructs
    $249,759
    36 months
  • Emerging researcher first grant (2019 funding round)
    Dr Marta Rychert
    Massey University
    Exploring medicinal cannabis use in New Zealand in a time of policy change
    $246,885
    36 months
  • Emerging researcher first grant (2019 funding round)
    Dr Nada Signal
    AUT University
    Measuring perceived task difficulty during rehabilitation
    $227,452
    36 months
  • Emerging researcher first grant (2019 funding round)
    Dr Trudy Sullivan
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Valuing health-related quality of life in New Zealand
    $247,406
    36 months
  • Emerging researcher first grant (2019 funding round)
    Dr Braden Te Ao
    The University of Auckland
    Are concussion services for mild traumatic brain injury cost effective?
    $246,647
    36 months
  • Emerging researcher first grant (2019 funding round)
    Dr Ayesha Verrall
    University of Otago, Wellington
    An epigenetic marker of BCG protection from M.tuberculosis
    $250,000
    36 months