Science Media Centre

Science Media Centre

In the News

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 […]

NZBio: Clinical trials in NZ – how do we do more?

Peter Griffin posted in on March 21st, 2011.

New Zealand is good for clinical trials of new treatments and drugs, but a number of barriers are holding back clinical trials in New Zealand, said a panel of speakers at NZBio conference in Auckland today. Listen to the podcast below to hear their views on what needs to happen to encourage more drug companies […]

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 […]

Copyright 2017 Science Media Centre (New Zealand)

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy