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Young physicist third student to become Future Scientist

Tuesday, 12 March 2019, 5:47 pm | PM's Science Prizes

Young physicist third Onslow College student to become the PMs Future Scientist More >>

Teacher bases winning ways on developing curious minds

Tuesday, 12 March 2019, 5:46 pm | PM's Science Prizes

A Wellington primary school teacher, who has won the 2018 Prime Minister’s Science Teacher Prize, says igniting students’ natural curiosity and inspiring them to constantly question events around them is key to their life-long learning success. More >>

Urgency sparks action for PMs Science Communication winner

Tuesday, 12 March 2019, 5:45 pm | PM's Science Prizes

Urgency sparks action for Prime Minister’s Science Communication Prize Winner More >>

Winning researcher brings hope for those with gut issues

Tuesday, 12 March 2019, 5:43 pm | PM's Science Prizes

An Auckland researcher, who is leading the world with his development of devices that help in the fast, reliable diagnosis and treatment of gut problems, has won the Prime Minister’s 2018 MacDiarmid Emerging Scientist Prize. More >>

Crime-busting software wins top science prize

Tuesday, 12 March 2019, 5:42 pm | PM's Science Prizes

Software developed in New Zealand that has contributed to identifying suspects in tens of thousands of criminal cases around the world has won the 2018 Prime Minister’s $500,000 Science Prize. More >>

Dunedin Study team wins 2016 Prime Minister’s Science Prize

Wednesday, 22 March 2017, 11:03 am | PM's Science Prizes

A research team that attracts millions of dollars of overseas funding annually and has influenced health and social policies internationally has been awarded the 2016 Prime Minister’s Science Prize. More >>

Prime Minister’s $1 million science prizes presented

Wednesday, 22 March 2017, 11:02 am | PM's Science Prizes

The 2016 Prime Minister’s Science Prizes, which provide a total of $1 million across five categories, have been presented in Wellington today. More >>

Countdown for entries for the 2016 PM’s Science Prizes

Thursday, 1 September 2016, 9:36 am | PM's Science Prizes

New Zealand scientists and researchers, both experienced and up-and-coming, have just two weeks to get their entries in for the 2016 Prime Minister’s Science Prizes, valued at $1 million. More >>

$1 million in Prime Minister’s science prizes presented

Wednesday, 11 November 2015, 5:13 pm | PM's Science Prizes

The 2015 Prime Minister’s Science Prizes, which provide a total of $1 million across five categories, have been presented in Wellington today. More >>

Prime Minister’s $1 million science prizes presented

Wednesday, 3 December 2014, 9:28 am | PM's Science Prizes

The 2014 Prime Minister’s Science Prizes, which provide a total of $1 million across five categories, have been presented in Wellington today. More >>

Improving housing to improve health wins top science prize

Wednesday, 3 December 2014, 9:26 am | PM's Science Prizes

A 28-member team of scientists whose research over more than 15 years has involved thousands of New Zealanders, earned international acclaim and informed policy developments for successive New Zealand governments has won the 2014 Prime Minister’s Science ... More >>

Shedding new light on brain cell activity

Wednesday, 3 December 2014, 9:25 am | PM's Science Prizes

An Otago researcher, who has discovered a new brain cell structure and communication system, setting the stage for more targeted therapies for neurological diseases, has been awarded the 2014 Prime Minister’s MacDiarmid Emerging Scientist Prize. More >>

Teacher wins for putting wow factor in school science

Wednesday, 3 December 2014, 9:23 am | PM's Science Prizes

Teacher wins for putting wow factor in school science A Wellington woman who once vowed she would never become a teacher has won the 2014 Prime Minister’s Science Teacher Prize, worth $150,000. More >>

Batman superhero turned Nanogirl wins PM's praise

Wednesday, 3 December 2014, 9:22 am | PM's Science Prizes

Doctor Michelle Dickinson fell in love with New Zealand during frequent holidays here and liked the country and its growing technology opportunities so much that she decided to stay permanently. The biomedical and materials engineer has today ... More >>

Science prize winner balances ecology and economy

Wednesday, 3 December 2014, 9:20 am | PM's Science Prizes

At just 17 years old, Tim Logan from Darfield High School in Canterbury, has scooped a $50,000 prize for his scientific investigations into the protection and survival of some of New Zealand’s endangered indigenous plants. More >>

Entries for $1 million science prizes close soon

Wednesday, 16 July 2014, 9:25 am | PM's Science Prizes

Nominations for the 2014 Prime Minister’s Science Prizes close in early August, giving established and emerging New Zealand research teams and scientists three weeks to complete their entries for the country’s most valuable science awards. More >>

Scientist has glowing moment of her own

Tuesday, 12 November 2013, 4:03 pm | PM's Science Prizes

An Auckland scientist,who makes bacteria glow in the dark so that we can better understand how to fight infectious diseases,has won the 2013 Prime Minister’s Science Media Communication Prize. More >>

Teacher wins for pushing science up the popularity polls

Tuesday, 12 November 2013, 4:02 pm | PM's Science Prizes

A low decile, south Auckland secondary school teacher, who is reversing a trend of falling science class sizes at her college, has won the 2013 Prime Minister’s Science Teacher Prize, worth $150,000. More >>

Student research throws light on new Vitamin D sources

Tuesday, 12 November 2013, 3:59 pm | PM's Science Prizes

An 18-year-old Blenheim student’s study on levels of Vitamin D in oyster mushrooms has won him the 2013 Prime Minister’s Future Scientist Prize, worth $50,000, and confirmed the commercial opportunity for delivering health benefits through food. More >>

Prime Minister’s $1 million science prizes presented

Tuesday, 12 November 2013, 3:58 pm | PM's Science Prizes

The 2013 Prime Minister’s Science Prizes, which provide a total of $1 million across five categories, have been presented in Wellington today. More >>

 

 

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