Supporting research is a key part of our work programme. This support comes in many ways – funding, participating and promoting research and researchers.

Each year Arthritis New Zealand invites applications for quantitative and qualitative research studies in the field of arthritis. Applications open in February and information will be available here.

Arthritis New Zealand participates in other research projects by assisting researchers in accessing and selecting research study participants from across the country.

If you would like more information on the Arthritis New Zealand research programme talk to Cathie Morton, Senior Advisor Clinical Services & Research (

CTC helps people in Australia and New Zealand, interested in volunteering for medical research, find clinical trials that are relevant to them. You can find these details at

Research Grants

The arthritis grants fund or process

Summer Scholarships

Summer Scholarships


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