Research Grants and Contracts

$4 million

2022-2024

An Aotearoa New Zealand Diet for Metabolic Health and Whanau Wellbeing: HE Rourou Whai Painga

Funded by the High Value Nutrition (HVN) National Science Challenge

Primary investigator: Dr Jeremy Krebs, University of Otago

Associate investigator: Dr Rajshri Roy, is bringing her research expertise in dietary behaviour change and e-health.

$400,839

2020-2022

Pasture-raised Advantage: the role of NZ pasture-raised red meat on nutrition, health and wellness in humans.

 

Funded by High Value Nutrition (HVN); Industry Partner: Meat Industry Association (MIA).

Primary investigators: Dr Andrea Braakhuis, The University of Auckland, and Dr Emma Bermingham, AgResearch Limited. 

Associate investigator: Dr Rajshri Roy, is supporting the nutrition intervention outlined in objective 4 of the research grant proposal, bringing her expertise as a dietitian researching digital population-based approaches to improve eating behaviours in young people.

$40, 000

2021-2023

A Scoping Review Mapping the Effects of Social and Economic Factors on Chronic Diseases – A Comparative Analysis of New Zealand and Australia

 

Funded by Plant and Food Research New Zealand.

Primary investigators: Dr Rajshri Roy, The University of Auckland, and Dr Joya Kemper, University of Canterbury

$19,723

2021-2022

Exploring the changes in sustainable and healthy food practices in response to COVID-19

Funded by Worldwide Universities Network RDF

Primary investigators: Dr Joya Kemper, University of Canterbury

Associate investigator: Dr Rajshri Roy

$10,000

2021-2021

Promoting healthier food portions with the application of Augmented Reality

Funded by Food and Health Programme, University of Auckland

Primary investigator: Dr Rajshri Roy

Associate Investigator(s): Dr Alex Shaw, University of Auckland and Dr Joya Kemper, University of Canterbury

$7,500

2019-2019

Pilot testing short videos addressing barriers to cooking with vegetables in young adults

Funded by Food and Health Programme, University of Auckland

Primary investigator: Dr Rajshri Roy

Associate Investigator(s): Dr Joya Kemper, University of Canterbury

$10,000

2018-2018

Does labelling of healthy foods on menus promote better choices at the point-of-purchase in university food outlets?

Funded by Food and Health Programme, University of Auckland

Primary investigator: Dr Rajshri Roy

$30,000

2017-2019

A Toolkit for Building a Healthier Place to Work

Funded by Faculty Research and Development Fund, University of Auckland

Primary investigator: Dr Rajshri Roy

$10,000

2016-2016

A new understanding of the university food environment and an assessment of on campus food
purchasing behaviours, preferences and opinions on food availability of university staff and students.

Funded by Food and Health Programme, University of Auckland

Primary investigator: Dr Rajshri Roy