The Frederick White Prize recognises the achievements of scientists in Australia who are engaged in research of intrinsic scientific merit which has an actual or potential contribution to community interests, to rural or industrial progress or to the understanding of natural phenomena. Relevant areas of research are mathematics, physics, astronomy, chemistry; the terrestrial and planetary sciences. The prize of up to an amount of $3000 (GST exempt) is awarded biennially to scientists under 40 years at the closing date except in the case of significant interruptions to a research career. The award is restricted to research conducted mainly in Australia.
2004 winner : M.H. England