2011 Prize Winners Announced

The winners of the 2011 Prime Minister’s Science Prizes have been announced in Auckland today.    For more information please click on Winners 2011

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Congratulations to recipients of 2014 Prime Minister’s Science Prizes

The 2014 Prime Minister’s Science Prize winners were announced on 2 December in Wellington by the Prime Minister at an awards ceremony at the Museum of New Zealand, Te Papa Tongarewa.

Read about the 2014 Prime Minister’s Science Prize recipients

Prime Minister’s Science Prizes to be announced

The 2014 Prime Minister’s Science Prizes will be presented  on Tuesday, 2 December.

The Prizes, which recognise scientific achievement in five categories, have a total of $1 million in prize money. The prizes aim to lift the profile and prestige of science, highlight the contribution science makes to New Zealand’s economy and encourage students and future generations into scientific endeavours.

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Prize recipient continues his winning streak

Dr James Russell, winner of the 2012 Prime Minister’s MacDiarmid Emerging Scientist Prize, is one of 10 rising stars of research to be awarded a prestigious Rutherford Discovery Fellowship for 2014.

James with grey-faced petrel