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The Prime Minister’s Science Prize

Te Puiaki Pūtaiao Matua a Te Pirimia
The Prime Minister’s Science Prize

This prize is for a transformative scientific discovery or achievement, which has had a significant economic, health, social, and/or environmental impact on New Zealand, or internationally. It will be awarded to an individual or team instrumental in creating the impact.

 natural, physical, mathematical and information sciences, applied sciences, technology, engineering, social science and multi-disciplinary science.

Award offered: yearly

Prize: trophy and cash prize, $500,000

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Current status

For more, see the Prime Minister's Science Prizes website

For queries, email pmscienceprizes@royalsociety.org.nz