New Zealand, 2015
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.