The Prime Minister’s Science Prizes recognise the impact of science on New Zealanders’ lives.

They are an opportunity for the people of New Zealand to celebrate the contribution of our current scientists and to encourage those of the future.

The Prizes will highlight the significance of science by telling the story of our successes and achievements.

 

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2014 Opening Round

The Prime Minister’s Science Prizes will open on Monday 5th May and will close on Monday 4 August 2014.

Honorary Doctorate for 2012 Prime Minister’s Science Prize Winner

Distinguished Professor Paul Moughan FRSNZ has been internationally honoured for his contribution to science, which is helping malnourished children in the developing world.  Read more…

2013 Prime Minister’s Science Prize winners announced

The 2013 Prime Minister’s Science Prize winners were announced in Wellington today by the Prime Minister at an awards ceremony at the Royal Society of New Zealand, Te Whare Apārangi

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