The Prime Minister’s Science Prize

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

 

Click here to see the 2013 Prime Minister’s Science Prize winner

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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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