This Prize is in recognition of a transformative science discovery or achievement which has led to an economic, health, social and/or environmental impact on New Zealand, or internationally.

In this context, science is taken to encompass the physical, chemical, biological, social and technological sciences, mathematics and engineering.

The Prime Minister’s Science Prize is worth $500,000.

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