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Hadleigh Frost

New Zealand, 2015

Hadleigh Frost
  • Current Place of Residence: Christchurch, New Zealand

  • University: The University of Canterbury

  • Current/Recent Course: Bachelor of Science with Honours in Mathematical Physics

Hadleigh Frost is in the final year of a Bachelor of Science, with Honours, in physics and mathematics. His Honours research investigated an alternative formulation of general relativity. An enthusiastic student, he has received many awards for his academic work. Outside of university Hadleigh holds teaching commitments at high schools and residence halls. Hadleigh is also a passionate communicator. He gives popular-level talks about science and he is a contributing editor for a student magazine. In 2012, he was awarded the Sir Paul Callaghan Award for young science orators. To relax, he enjoys modern literature, creative writing and playing the piano. In his career, Hadleigh hopes to contribute to our advancing knowledge of the universe and expand the presence of science in public discourse.