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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.
  • Hauora Rangatahi Māori: Appropriateness and acceptability of health measures

    Year:
    2020
    Approved budget:
    $135,000.00
    Researchers:
    Miss Georgia McCarty
    ,
    Associate Professor Emma Wyeth
    ,
    Dr Trudy Sullivan
    ,
    Professor Sarah Derrett
    ,
    Professor Dr Sue Crengle
    Host:
    University of Otago
    Proposal type
    Māori Health PhD Scholarship
  • Microdrop administration of phenylephrine and cyclopentolate in neonates

    Year:
    2020
    Approved budget:
    $74,927.00
    Researchers:
    Miss Lisa Kremer
    ,
    Associate Professor Natalie Medlicott
    ,
    Associate Professor David Reith
    ,
    Assistant Professor Roland Broadbent
    ,
    Dr Liza Edmonds
    ,
    Dr Mary Jane Sime
    Host:
    University of Otago
    Proposal type
    Māori Health PhD Scholarship
  • SYMBIOTIC: Integrated prevention of infectious diseases and long-term conditions

    Year:
    2020
    Approved budget:
    $4,951,982.35
    Researchers:
    Professor Michael Baker
    ,
    Professor Andrew Day
    ,
    Professor Diana Sarfati
    ,
    Professor Jeroen Douwes
    ,
    Professor Peter McIntyre
    ,
    Honourable Professor Nikki Turner
    ,
    Associate Professor Andrea 't Mannetje
    ,
    Ms Cheryl Davies
    ,
    Dr Amanda Kvalsvig
    ,
    Associate Professor James Stanley
    ,
    Dr Jason Gurney
    ,
    Dr Ayesha Verrall
    ,
    Dr Andrea Teng
    ,
    Dr Sheree Gibb
    ,
    Dr Marine Corbin
    ,
    Dr Virginia Signal
    ,
    Dr Stephen Inns
    ,
    Associate Professor Helen Petousis-Harris
    ,
    Dr Kirsty Danielson
    ,
    Dr Dougal Thorburn
    ,
    Dr Jonathan Kennedy
    ,
    Ms Jane Zhang
    ,
    Mr William Leung
    ,
    Ms Carmen Timu-Parata
    ,
    Dr Jeffrey Cannon
    ,
    Dr Dianne Sika-Paotonu
    ,
    Mr Andrew Waa
    ,
    Dr Melissa McLeod
    Host:
    University of Otago
    Proposal type
    Programme
  • Research to maximise the health and wellbeing gains from housing

    Year:
    2020
    Approved budget:
    $4,996,214.50
    Researchers:
    Associate Professor Nevil Pierse
    ,
    Professor Dr Philippa Howden-Chapman
    ,
    Associate Professor Michael Keall
    ,
    Dr Lucy Telfar-Barnard
    ,
    Dr Elinor Chisholm
    ,
    Ms Cheryl Davies
    ,
    Professor Christopher Cunningham
    ,
    Dr Caroline Shorter
    ,
    Dr Lynn Riggs
    ,
    Dr Ramona Tiatia
    ,
    Ms Amber Logan
    ,
    Dr Julie Bennett
    ,
    Dr Kimberley O'Sullivan
    ,
    Dr Sarah Bierre
    ,
    Ms Helen Viggers
    ,
    Kim Nathan
    ,
    Caroline Fyfe
    ,
    Ms Brodie Fraser
    ,
    Ms Jenny Ombler
    ,
    Miss Madeleine White
    ,
    Mr Oliver Robertson
    ,
    Ms Clare Aspinall
    ,
    Ms Wei Zhang
    Host:
    University of Otago
    Proposal type
    Programme
  • A clinical:research alliance for diagnosing genetic disorders in New Zealand

    Year:
    2020
    Approved budget:
    $599,939.44
    Researchers:
    Dr Louise Bicknell
    Host:
    University of Otago
    Proposal type
    Consolidator Grant
  • Reflecting informed choice in population screening: Progressing equity

    Year:
    2020
    Approved budget:
    $27,575.00
    Researchers:
    Associate Professor Sara Filoche
    ,
    Dr Fiona Cram MNZM
    ,
    Dr Angela Beard
    ,
    Professor Peter Stone
    ,
    Dr Jeanne Snelling
    ,
    Dr Christina Buchanan
    ,
    Professor Kevin Dew
    Host:
    University of Otago
    Proposal type
    Research Activation Grant
  • Assessing the oral health sector’s organisational commitment to equity

    Year:
    2020
    Approved budget:
    $29,879.00
    Researchers:
    Dr Moira Smith
    ,
    Mr Justin Wall
    ,
    Dr Virginia Signal
    Host:
    University of Otago
    Proposal type
    Research Activation Grant 2
  • 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
    ,
    Professor Thomas Proft
    ,
    Professor Dr Ulrich Maus
    Host:
    Research Trust of Victoria University of Wellington
    Proposal type
    Consolidator Grant
  • What is the societal preference for breast cancer treatment in New Zealand?

    Year:
    2020
    Approved budget:
    $29,822.00
    Researchers:
    Professor Carlo Marra
    ,
    Dr Trudy Sullivan
    ,
    Dr Catherine Han
    ,
    Hui Yee Yeo
    Host:
    University of Otago
    Proposal type
    Research Activation Grant
  • Measuring Turanga Health's impact on food security and food sovereignty

    Year:
    2020
    Approved budget:
    $30,000.00
    Researchers:
    Professor Pauline Norris
    ,
    Dr Shirley Keown
    ,
    Mr Reweti Ropiha
    ,
    Dr Louise Mainvil
    Host:
    University of Otago
    Proposal type
    Research Activation Grant
  • Patient education and self-management for painful shoulders

    Year:
    2020
    Approved budget:
    $27,023.00
    Researchers:
    Associate Professor Gisela Sole
    ,
    Associate Professor Nicola Swain
    ,
    Miss Rosey Acker
    ,
    Dr Allyson Calder
    ,
    Professor Nancy Longnecker
    ,
    Associate Professor Craig Wassinger
    Host:
    University of Otago
    Proposal type
    Research Activation Grant
  • The health economic case for implementing ACL injury prevention interventions

    Year:
    2020
    Approved budget:
    $29,845.00
    Researchers:
    Dr Yana Pryymachenko
    ,
    Dr Ross Wilson
    ,
    Professor J. Abbott
    Host:
    University of Otago
    Proposal type
    Research Activation Grant
  • Maintaining of wellness of people with long-term conditions in southern New Zealand

    Year:
    2020
    Approved budget:
    $28,683.00
    Researchers:
    Professor Leigh Hale
    ,
    Professor Timothy Stokes
    ,
    Mr Christopher Higgs
    ,
    Dr Jack Dummer
    Host:
    University of Otago
    Proposal type
    Research Activation Grant
  • Capturing traumatic brain injury when this co-occurs with spinal cord injury

    Year:
    2020
    Approved budget:
    $29,980.00
    Researchers:
    Associate Professor Deborah Snell
    ,
    Dr Jennifer Dunn
    ,
    Dr Joanne Nunnerley
    ,
    Dr Balraj Singhal
    Host:
    University of Otago
    Proposal type
    Research Activation Grant 2
  • Mental Health: Enabling the application of supported decision-making in practice

    Year:
    2020
    Approved budget:
    $29,501.00
    Researchers:
    Dr Sarah Gordon
    ,
    Associate Professor Giles Newton-Howes
    ,
    Dr Armon Tamatea
    ,
    Professor Kris Gledhill
    Host:
    University of Otago
    Proposal type
    Research Activation Grant 2
  • Improving health services for people with musculoskeletal chest pain

    Year:
    2020
    Approved budget:
    $28,283.00
    Researchers:
    Dr Ewan Kennedy
    ,
    Dr Daniel Ribeiro
    ,
    Associate Professor Garry Nixon
    ,
    Ms Katrina Bryant
    ,
    Professor Timothy Stokes
    ,
    Associate Professor Gerard Wilkins
    ,
    Mr Stephen August
    Host:
    University of Otago
    Proposal type
    Research Activation Grant 2
  • Developing KIWIvax – an automated SMS-system to monitor vaccine adverse events

    Year:
    2020
    Approved budget:
    $30,000.00
    Researchers:
    Associate Professor Michael Tatley
    ,
    Professor Rhiannon Braund
    ,
    Honourable Professor Nikki Turner
    ,
    Janelle Ashton
    Host:
    University of Otago
    Proposal type
    Research Activation Grant 2
  • Adaptation and implementation of stratified care (STarT Back) in New Zealand

    Year:
    2020
    Approved budget:
    $29,619.00
    Researchers:
    Dr Cathy Chapple
    ,
    Dr Julia Hill
    ,
    Associate Professor Richard Ellis
    ,
    Professor Timothy Stokes
    ,
    Roger White
    ,
    Dr Anna Gilmour
    Host:
    University of Otago
    Proposal type
    Research Activation Grant 2
  • The role of whānau in coronial processes and rangatahi suicide prevention

    Year:
    2020
    Approved budget:
    $29,865.00
    Researchers:
    Dr Clive Aspin
    ,
    Professor Antonia Lyons
    ,
    Dr Theresa Fleming
    ,
    Dr Lynne Russell
    ,
    Dr Keri Lawson Te-Aho
    ,
    Dr Heather Gifford
    ,
    Dr Sarah Fortune
    Host:
    Research Trust of Victoria University of Wellington
    Proposal type
    Research Activation Grant 2
  • Laying the foundations for a NZ primary care research and surveillance network

    Year:
    2020
    Approved budget:
    $30,000.00
    Researchers:
    Dr Carol Atmore
    ,
    Professor Timothy Stokes
    ,
    Associate Professor Lynn McBain
    ,
    Dr Ben Hudson
    ,
    Professor Les Toop
    ,
    Professor Tony Dowell
    ,
    Professor Dr Sue Crengle
    ,
    Professor Bruce Arroll
    Host:
    University of Otago
    Proposal type
    Research Activation Grant 2
  • Digital technology for women’s pelvic health – creative marketing or good science?

    Year:
    2020
    Approved budget:
    $25,529.00
    Researchers:
    Associate Professor Stephanie Woodley
    ,
    Associate Professor Melanie Bussey
    ,
    Dr Alys Clark
    ,
    Dr Jennifer Kruger
    Host:
    University of Otago
    Proposal type
    Research Activation Grant 2
  • Māori sleep health across the life span

    Year:
    2020
    Approved budget:
    $29,594.00
    Researchers:
    Dr Angela Campbell
    ,
    Dr Rachelle Love
    ,
    Professor Dr Sally Baddock
    Host:
    University of Otago
    Proposal type
    Research Activation Grant 2
  • Delivering optimal weight gain advice to pregnant women (DOT) study

    Year:
    2020
    Approved budget:
    $29,582.00
    Researchers:
    Associate Professor Kirsten Coppell
    ,
    Dr Helen Paterson
    ,
    Professor Dr Sue Crengle
    ,
    Dr Sarah Donald
    ,
    Dr Rosemary Hall
    ,
    Professor Beverley Lawton
    ,
    Dr Nicole McGrath
    ,
    Ms Helene Rackham
    ,
    Professor Katrina Sharples
    ,
    Dr Rosemary Stamm
    ,
    Dr Trudy Sullivan
    Host:
    University of Otago
    Proposal type
    Research Activation Grant 2
  • Gut Symptom Investigation - South Island (GutSI-SI)

    Year:
    2020
    Approved budget:
    $29,680.00
    Researchers:
    Associate Professor Lee Thompson
    ,
    Ms Christina McKercher
    ,
    Mrs Susan Bidwell
    ,
    Associate Professor Mark Thompson-Fawcett
    ,
    Professor Richard Gearry
    ,
    Associate Professor Phillip Hider
    ,
    Dr Ben Hudson
    Host:
    University of Otago
    Proposal type
    Research Activation Grant
  • Mental health casual video game for adolescents

    Year:
    2020
    Approved budget:
    $30,000.00
    Researchers:
    Mr Russell Pine
    ,
    Dr Theresa Fleming
    Host:
    Research Trust of Victoria University of Wellington
    Proposal type
    Research Activation Grant
  • Exploring refugee access to primary healthcare services in Aotearoa

    Year:
    2020
    Approved budget:
    $30,000.00
    Researchers:
    Dr Mudassir Anwar
    ,
    Dr Denise Taylor
    Host:
    University of Otago
    Proposal type
    Research Activation Grant 2