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HRC announces funding for early-career researchers

The Health Research Council of New Zealand announced NZ$5 million in funding for early career health researchers across New Zealand on 3 February.

“Our Career Development Awards support health research-related awards ranging from Summer Studentships, to advanced Postdoctoral Fellowships. These include Māori and Pacific health research awards, which are aimed at fostering and developing the emerging Māori and Pacific health research workforce in New Zealand,” said Robin Olds, the HRC’s chief executive.

The funding has gone to researchers at a variety of New Zealand institutions including the University of Otago, the University of Auckland and the University of Waikato.