Current Health Research Council grants

The Health Research Council (HRC) manages the New Zealand Government's investment in health research. Funding is available for investigator-driven research, career-development awards, and requests for proposals (which are usually co-funded with another organisation).

ProjectDuration Principal Researcher Contract Value
Honour Project Aotearoa 2016-2019 Leonie Pihama $1,186,804
He Oranga Ngakau: Developing a Māori Approach to Trauma Informed Health Care 2016-2019 Leonie Pihama $1,190,130
Towards bone regeneration by developing electroactive hybrid materials 2017-2019 Leandro Bolzoni $150,000
Reducing delay and increasing access to early diagnosis for colorectal cancer 2017-2020 Ross Lawrenson $1,195,379
The New Zealand Transgender Health Survey: Stigma and Protective Factors 2017-2020 Jaimie Veale $238,843
Improving early access to lung cancer diagnosis for Māori and rural communities 2017-2020 Ross Lawrenson $1,194,261
Koia Te reo tipu – a bittersweet quest for new anti-diabetic agents in rongoa rakau 2017-2021 Jonni Koia $425,562
Whakapiki wairua: Study of a Māori mindfulness intervention in a Wharekura 2018-2020 Brendan Hokowhitu $351,959
Lung cancer screening with scent-detection dogs 2018-2021 Timothy Edwards $233,607
Cystine biosynthesis and infection: gonorrhoea's weak link?2019-2022Dr Joanna Hicks$249,959
Patterns of recovery from concussion in children and adolescents2019-2022Nicola Starkey$1,197,414
  Total (excl. GST)$7,613,918