The Health Research Society of Canterbury

Join us and develop a network with local health research professionals

The Health Research Society of Canterbury (HRSC) was formed in 1971 (as the Christchurch Medical Research Society, CMRS). Its role is to provide a forum for the presentation of health research and to promote such research generally. Membership is open to all people either involved in or simply interested in health research.

Upcoming Event:

Event: HRSC 2018 Grand Rounds Series
Date: Friday September 21st 2018, 12.15pm to 1.15pm.
Venue: Rolleston Lecture Theatre, Ground Floor, University of Otago, Christchurch


  1. Associate Professor Gabi Dachs, University of Otago, Christchurch
    • "Vitamin C: from bench to bedside"
  2. Dr Rachel Purcell , University of Otago, Christchurch.
    • "The Gut Microbiome – Current and future clinical uses"