Nominations for the 2012 SA Science Excellence Awards

Article:Nominations for the 2012 SA Science Excellence Awards are closing on 8 June 2012.

The Science Excellence Awards are South Australia’s premier science event, showcasing the success of the State’s scientists, researchers, PhD students and STEM educators.  Your organisation can be part of these awards by nominating high achieving individuals from your industry for one of the following categories:

South Australian Scientist of the Year

South Australian Early Career Researcher – SA Tall Poppy of the Year

PhD Research Excellence

  • Health and Medical Sciences
  • Life or Environmental Sciences
  • Physical Sciences/Mathematics/Engineerin

Early Career STEM Professional

  • Natural and Physical Sciences/Engineering/Mathematics
  • Health and Life Sciences

Early Career STEM Educator of the Year

  • School
  • Tertiary

The South Australian Scientist of the Year will receive $20,000 and winners of all other categories will receive $10,000 prize money. The 2012 Awards are sponsored by ETSA Utilities, CISCO, Royal Institution of Australia and Temple Bruer Wines.

Winners will be announced at a gala dinner on Friday 17 August 2012 at the Intercontinental Hotel, North Terrace, Adelaide.

To download a nomination form and the guidelines, visit or for more information contact the Science Excellence Awards on 8207 8702.