The Health Research Council of New Zealand and the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) have formed a partnership to invest in research that will address inequity in the healthcare system and contribute to improved health outcomes for ageing Māori. The funding partners seek to fund innovative Māori health research that will contribute evidence to help achieve equity for ageing Māori through improved injury prevention initiatives, addressing barriers to accessing ACC services and effective injury rehabilitation.
A funding pool of $1.5 million (exclusive of GST) is available to fund research projects of up to 24 months duration. Research proposals must address one or more of the three research priority areas: injury prevention, service access and/or injury rehabilitation. Funding partners expect that at least two of the three research priority areas will be funded; however, the full funding pool may be awarded to one exceptional proposal that addresses at least two of the three research priority areas.
If you're the first-named investigator (i.e. lead researcher) on a partnership application, you must be based in New Zealand and employed with a New Zealand host organisation.
Collaborating researchers from outside New Zealand can, at the HRC’s discretion, be included as named investigators on a HRC contract. However, the HRC will not contribute to the overhead of the overseas investigator, and the total proportion of contract budget allocated to overseas investigators must not exceed 20 percent.
For more information about our contract requirements, please read the HRC Rules document under 'Helpful links'.
If you’re applying for funding through this partnership, you’ll need to submit a registration via HRC Gateway. You’ll then need to complete a full application using the 2020 ACC-HRC Achieving Equity for Ageing Māori Application Form. You will also need to complete the 2020 ACC-HRC Achieving Equity for Ageing Māori Budget Form. Full applications are submitted via HRC Gateway.
Got a question?
If you’ve read through the documents below and the ‘How to apply for HRC funding’ section under ‘Helpful links’ and still have a question about the 2020 ACC-HRC Achieving Equity for Ageing Māori Request for Proposals, please contact Lea Narciso, Research Investment Manager, or telephone 09 280 3860.
Request for proposals
2020 ACC-HRC Achieving equity for ageing Māori RFP
25 May, 2020 2:05pm - 323KB
2020 ACC-HRC Achieving equity for ageing Māori Application Guidelines
25 May, 2020 2:03pm - 407KB