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HRC Research Repository

This library contains details of HRC-funded studies over the past 10 years, including study title, lay summary, lead investigator, host organisation, the sum awarded, year of study commencement, and contract duration.
  • Biodiscovery and biosynthesis of new drug candidates

    Year:
    2016
    Approved budget:
    $1,195,266.88
    Researchers:
    Professor David Ackerley
    Host:
    Research Trust of Victoria University of Wellington
    Proposal type
    Project
  • Repurposing the anthelmentic niclosamide to combat Gram negative superbugs

    Year:
    2018
    Approved budget:
    $1,189,474.90
    Researchers:
    Professor David Ackerley
    Host:
    Research Trust of Victoria University of Wellington
    Proposal type
    Project
  • Tackling antimicrobial resistance

    Year:
    2019
    Approved budget:
    $1,180,238.90
    Researchers:
    Professor Emily Parker
    ,
    Dr Gerd Mittelstadt
    Host:
    Research Trust of Victoria University of Wellington
    Proposal type
    Project
  • Developing computational tools to design highly potent antibiotics

    Year:
    2019
    Approved budget:
    $150,000.00
    Researchers:
    Dr Wanting Jiao
    Host:
    Research Trust of Victoria University of Wellington
    Proposal type
    Explorer Grant
  • Designing a scalable vaccine to induce liver resident T cells against malaria

    Year:
    2020
    Approved budget:
    $1,195,993.80
    Researchers:
    Professor Gavin Painter
    ,
    Susanna Chan
    ,
    Sarah Draper
    ,
    Professor William Heath
    ,
    Professor Ian Hermans
    Host:
    Research Trust of Victoria University of Wellington
    Proposal type
    Project
  • Vaccine development: upping the ante

    Year:
    2020
    Approved budget:
    $596,504.10
    Researchers:
    Associate Professor Bridget Stocker
    ,
    Dr Emma Dangerfield
    ,
    Associate Professor Mattie Timmer
    ,
    Professor Sho Yamasaki
    ,
    Associate Professor Kensuke Shibata
    ,
    Dr Jacelyn Loh
    ,
    Associate Professor Thomas Proft
    ,
    Professor Dr Ulrich Maus
    Host:
    Research Trust of Victoria University of Wellington
    Proposal type
    Consolidator Grant
  • Predict and Prevent COVID-19: a data driven innovation project

    Year:
    2020
    Approved budget:
    $533,224.20
    Researchers:
    Professor Colin Simpson
    ,
    Professor Michael Baker
    ,
    Professor Alexei Drummond
    ,
    Professor Nigel French
    ,
    Professor David Murdoch
    ,
    Dr Binh Nguyen
    ,
    Professor Winston Seah
    ,
    Mr Andrew Sporle
    ,
    Dr Mehnaz Adnan
    ,
    Dr David Welch
    Host:
    Research Trust of Victoria University of Wellington
    Proposal type
    Project
  • Economic Risks from COVID-19 in Pacific Island Countries

    Year:
    2020
    Approved budget:
    $51,435.90
    Researchers:
    Professor Ilan Noy
    ,
    Mr Nguyen Doan
    Host:
    Research Trust of Victoria University of Wellington
    Proposal type
    Joint Research Partnership Project
  • Evolution of an epidemic: emergence and adaptation of group B meningococci in NZ

    Year:
    2017
    Approved budget:
    $1,188,701.00
    Researchers:
    Dr Philip Carter
    Host:
    ESR Institute of Environmental Science & Research
    Proposal type
    Project
  • Unravelling the mysteries of yersiniosis

    Year:
    2020
    Approved budget:
    $1,308,050.50
    Researchers:
    Dr Brent Gilpin
    ,
    Dr Cheryl Brunton
    ,
    Miss Debbie Smith
    ,
    Dr Lucia Rivas
    ,
    Dr Beverley Horn
    ,
    Ms Bridget Armstrong
    ,
    Mrs Wendy Dallas-Katoa
    ,
    Ms Jacqueline Wright
    ,
    Mr Hugo Strydom
    ,
    Ms Maria Hepi
    ,
    Mr Peter Cressey
    ,
    Dr Anne-Marie Perchec-Merien
    ,
    Dr Kristin Dyet
    ,
    Dr Anne Midwinter
    ,
    Dr Rob Lake
    ,
    Ms Jing Wang
    Host:
    ESR Institute of Environmental Science & Research
    Proposal type
    Project
  • Molecular analysis of Staphylococcus aureus skin and soft tissue infections

    Year:
    2012
    Approved budget:
    $250,000.00
    Researchers:
    Dr Deborah Williamson
    Host:
    The University of Auckland/University of Otago
    Proposal type
    Clinical Research Training Fellowship
  • Neighbourhoods for active kids

    Year:
    2014
    Approved budget:
    $1,199,135.50
    Researchers:
    Associate Professor Melody Smith
    Host:
    Auckland University of Technology/The University of Auckland
    Proposal type
    Project