June 17, 2017

Hamilton Club’s final gift to city

The wind-up of the century-old Hamilton Club will provide a million dollar boon to key city projects and students. The once-gentlemen only club, which remaining members voted to wind up last September, will see proceeds from the sale of its building and assets divided among causes including Hamilton Gardens and… Read More

June 15, 2017

Study hopes to lead to better health results for tamariki

A new study involving University of Waikato and Waikato Hospital staff will evaluate if an organised holistic approach improves health and wellbeing outcomes for Māori children admitted to hospital. The Health Research Council-funded study, worth $933,933 over three years, was one of 51 announced in the latest round of HRC… Read More

June 15, 2017

Waikato health researchers win major grants

Professor of Population Health Ross Lawrenson has been awarded two project grants from the Health Research Council worth nearly $2.4 million dollars. The funding will be used to investigate how we can improve outcomes in patients with cancer by focusing on reducing delays in diagnosis. Professor Lawrenson is working closely… Read More

June 15, 2017

Professor tackles superbug

A University of Otago researcher is set to work with scientists from around the world to combat a deadly superbug. Biochemist Prof Iain Lamont has received a $1.15million Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC) grant to uncover genetic mutations leading to antibiotic resistance in one of the world’s most… Read More

June 15, 2017

$24m boost for health research

A $24million cash injection will allow University of Otago researchers to search for solutions to some of the big health challenges facing New Zealand. The money from the Government’s Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC) will allow researchers to look at issues ranging from the rise of superbugs to… Read More

June 15, 2017

Babies in paracetamol, asthma probe

New Zealand researchers will carry out a multi-million dollar, world-first study to prove whether there is a link between babies being given paracetamol and the development of asthma. Auckland paediatric emergency medicine specialist at Starship Children’s Hospital Dr Stuart Dalziel has received $4.99 million from the Health Research Council of… Read More

June 14, 2017

Health researchers secure more than $6m in HRC funding

Two health researchers from Massey University’s College of Health have been awarded more than $6 million in the latest round of funding from the Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC), targeting occupational disease in New Zealand as well as international alcohol policy and its impact. Five research programmes have… Read More

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