Funding bodies

Research conducted by the Department of Physiology is made possible by the support of granting bodies.

Funding bodies who have offered ongoing support include:

  • Health Research Council of New Zealand - The HRC is the major government-funded agency responsible for purchasing and co-ordinating health research and fostering the health research workforce in New Zealand.
  • The Marsden Fund  - The Marsden Fund was set up to support excellence in research and researchers
  • The Maurice & Phyllis Paykel Trust - The Maurice & Phyllis Paykel Trust is a charitable trust dedicated to the advancement of the health sciences in New Zealand, chiefly through support of innovative research in medical and paramedical fields.
  • Auckland Medical Research Foundation - The Auckland Medical Research Foundation is an independent organisation committed to the promotion of medical research in Auckland. The purpose of the Foundation is to improve the health of New Zealanders through funding the highest quality medical research of all kinds.
  • Lotteries Health Board, New Zealand
  • The University of Auckland Staff Research Fund
  • The Neurological Foundation of New Zealand - The Neurological Foundation of New Zealand is an independent body that raises money to support neurological research and education in New Zealand. The Foundation is funded by individual New Zealanders, with more than 95% of contributions coming from donations and bequests.
  • The Wellcome Trust