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

  • Clinical Practitioner Research Fellowship
    Dr Mark Bolland
    Auckland DHB
    Development of trials with novel designs
    $758,874
    60 months
  • Sir Charles Hercus Health Research Fellowship
    Dr Rosemary Brown
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    The neurobiology of maternal care; understanding the critical role of prolactin
    $500,000
    48 months
  • Sir Charles Hercus Health Research Fellowship
    Dr Katie Douglas
    University of Otago, Christchurch
    Enhancing long-term recovery in mood disorders
    $427,424
    48 months
  • Clinical Research Training Fellowship
    Libby Haskell
    Auckland DHB
    Knowledge translation bronchiolitis study
    $200,234
    24 months
  • Sir Charles Hercus Health Research Fellowship
    Dr Taisia Huckle
    Massey University, Auckland
    Alcohol’s harm to others: impacts on children of problem/heavy drinkers
    $500,000
    48 months
  • Foxley Fellowship
    Dr Rawiri Keenan
    University of Waikato
    Cultural competence and equity focussed activities in primary care
    $224,727
    24 months
  • Sir Charles Hercus Health Research Fellowship
    Dr Khoon Lim
    University of Otago, Christchurch
    3D Bioassembly of functional bone grafts: A lego approach
    $487,549
    48 months
  • Clinical Research Training Fellowship
    Dr Benjamin McConchie
    University of Otago, Wellington
    Long-term pan-sector outcomes for New Zealand’s NICU graduates
    $313,491
    48 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
  • Clinical Research Training Fellowship
    Mrs Elizabeth Oliphant
    University of Auckland
    Caffeine for the prevention of intermittent hypoxaemia in late preterm neonates
    $319,995
    36 months
  • Clinical Research Training Fellowship
    Dr Veronica Playle
    University of Auckland
    The use of WGS to describe the molecular epidemiology of TB in NZ
    $256,126
    36 months
  • Clinical Research Training Fellowship
    Dr Janet Rhodes
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Refining prognostic accuracy in colorectal cancer patients
    $292,996
    36 months
  • Sir Charles Hercus Health Research Fellowship
    Dr Darren Svirskis
    University of Auckland
    Delivering neurotrophic growth factors to stimulate and orient axonal outgrowth
    $500,000
    48 months
  • Foxley Fellowship
    Ms Natalie Talamaivao
    University of Otago, Wellington
    Racism and Māori health: translating research knowledge into policy action
    $131,284
    16 months
  • Clinical Research Training Fellowship
    Dr Eunicia Tan
    The University of Auckland
    Effects of antipyretics on respiratory disease and eczema in infancy
    $320,000
    48 months
  • Clinical Research Training Fellowship
    Ms Leanne Te Karu
    The University of Auckland
    Optimal medication therapy in indigenous populations and specifically in Māori
    $285,292
    48 months
  • Girdlers’ New Zealand HRC Fellowship
    Dr Sandar Tin Tin
    The University of Auckland
    Physical activity, sedentary behaviours and breast cancer risk
    $301,218
    36 months
  • Clinical Practitioner Research Fellowship
    Dr Robert Weinkove
    Malaghan Institute of Medical Research
    Development of chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-Cell therapy in New Zealand
    $802,249
    60 months
  • Clinical Research Training Fellowship
    Dr Weisi Xia
    The University of Auckland
    Improving pain after haemorrhoidectomy
    $210,969
    24 months