Christchurch Heart Institute is the 2020 recipient of the University of Otago Research Group Award.
From its formation in the 1980s, the Christchurch Heart Institute has been internationally recognised for its work on the humoral regulation of human circulation in health and cardiovascular disease, with particular recognition given to its work in the biology of cardiac natriuretic peptides.
The University of Otago Research Group Award recognises outstanding research performance at a high international level by a research group led from the University of Otago.
The basis for selection is outstanding scholarly achievement that enhances the understanding, development and well-being of individuals and society including the discovery and dissemination of new knowledge, the development of innovative technology, or the development of concepts that lead to significant advances. The award recognises achievement during the previous five years.
A recording of the 2020 Research Group Award ceremony from is available in five parts.