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Record year for HRC health funding – In the news

John Kerr posted in on June 15th, 2016.

Woolly bandages, ear infections and e-cigarettes are just a few of the subjects to be investigated by recipients of funding from New Zealand’s largest health research funder. This week the Health Research Council (HRC) announced the recipients for its latest funding round, awarding grants to dozens of projects to be undertaken in universities, research institutes […]

$97m funding boost for NZ health research – In the news

John Kerr posted in on May 18th, 2016.

Health research in New Zealand is set to get a $97 million boost over the next four years. The Government this week announced that funding to the Health Research Council (HRC) will increase by 56 per cent over four years – from $77 million in 2015/16 to $120 million in 2019/20. “The HRC supports research […]

HRC grants to explore health frontiers – In the News

John Kerr posted in on May 12th, 2016.

Could fish eyes help solve a donor cornea shortage? Can we objectively tell how much sugar some one has been eating? Do e-cigarettes really help you quit smoking? The New Zealand Health Research (HRC) council is helping Kiwi researchers find answers to these questions through their latest HRC Emerging Researcher First Grants and HRC Feasibility […]

HRC funding for the health of New Zealand

John Kerr posted in on June 4th, 2015.

Female infertility, better housing and kicking the smoking habit are just some of the health issues to be tackled by new projects supported by the Health Research Council. This week the Health Research Council (HRC) announced the recipients for its latest funding round, awarding grants to dozens of projects to be undertaken in universities, research institutes and […]

$78 million in HRC funding for New Zealand’s health

John Kerr posted in on June 9th, 2014.

A total of  $78 million is being invested into the health of  New Zealanders through the government’s funding body, the Health Research Council. The Health Research Council (HRC) has announced the recipients of its latest funding round. This year the HRC is funding 50 new projects worth a total of $56 million and four new […]

HRC Grants fund the wellbeing of New Zealand

John Kerr posted in on June 6th, 2013.

Over $58 million is being invested into the health of  New Zealanders through the government’s funding body, the Health Research Council. This week the Health Research Council (HRC) announced the recipients of funding from the latest funding round. This year the HRC is funding 33 individual projects worth a total of $33.9 million and five […]

Science funding debated – Radio NZ

John Kerr posted in on December 3rd, 2012.

This morning on Radio New Zealand Morning Report scientists and politicians discussed science funding in New Zealand the and difficulties faced by researchers trying to secure grants. Health Research Council chief executive Robin Olds and chairperson of the Marsden Fund, Prof Juliet Gerrard, explained the country’s current funding situation highlighting a lack of research funding. […]

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HRC Funding for the health of New Zealanders

John Kerr posted in on June 7th, 2012.

Millions of dollars are being invested into the health of  New Zealander’s through the government funding body, the Health Research Council. This week the Health Research Council (HRC) announced the recipients of funding from the latest funding round. A grand total of $65.2 million worth of funding for 51 studies was allocated to researchers from […]

HRC funds the wellbeing of New Zealand

John Kerr posted in on July 20th, 2011.

Millions of dollars are being invested into the health of  New Zealander’s through the government funding body, the Health Research Council. Yesterday the Health Research Council (HRC) announced the recipients of funding from the latest funding round. A grand total of $74.56 Million was allocated to 52 separate projects to be undertaken in universities, research […]

HRC: $81.88 million for health research

Peter Griffin posted in on June 10th, 2010.

The Health Research Council (HRC) today announced an investment of $81.88 million into health research. The money, which will go to a number of New Zealand’s top groups and researchers, will fund a wide range of research: from looking at the safety and effectiveness of the wahakura (a woven flax basket used as a bassinet […]

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