Department of State Development
  • 2018 SA Science Excellence Awards

Now in its fourteenth year, the SA Science Excellence Awards showcase the critical importance of science and research to the development of industry and our society.

Nominations for the 2018 SA Science Excellence Awards opened on Friday, 16 March.

Through the awards, we acknowledge the achievements of talented individuals, including recent PhD graduates and science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) professionals and teachers, who are making an outstanding contribution to society both nationally and internationally.

These prestigious awards also celebrate those who have made a significant contribution in their field of research and continue to inspire future generations to become involved in science.

Find out how to enter if you are a recent PhD graduate, STEM professional or STEM teacher.

Finalists and winners of the 2018 SA Science Excellence Awards will be announced and celebrated at a gala dinner held on Friday, 10 August at the Adelaide Convention Centre.

Key Dates

  • 16 March: Nominations open
  • Information sessions:
    • University of South Australia
      • City West Campus, Council Room (H5-26), Hawke Building, Thursday, 5 April, 3:30pm to 4:00pm
    • Flinders University
      • Council Room, Registry Building, Friday, 13 April, 11:00am to 12:00pm
    • Department for Industry and Skills
      • Level 4, 11 Waymouth Street, Adelaide, Monday, 16 April, 11:00am to 12:00pm
  • 11 May: Nominations close
  • May: Judging
  • June: Finalists announced
  • July: Dinner tickets on sale
  • 10 August: Awards Gala Dinner, Adelaide Convention Centre

The awards showcase the critical importance of science and research to the development of industry and our society.

About the awards

The awards celebrate those who have made a significant contribution in their field of research and continue to inspire future generations to become involved in science.

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Categories and prizes

The 2018 SA Science Excellence Awards is presented in five categories with a total of six awards.

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Frequently asked questions

See commonly asked questions and answers about the awards.

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Conditions of entry

See the conditions of entry when entering the 2017 SA Science Excellence Awards.

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For more information, contact:

Phone (08) 8207 8778
Email scienceawards@sa.gov.au

Major sponsors

Department for Education and Child Development

Flinders University

University of Adelaide

University of South Australia

Support sponsor

RiAus

Temple Bruer Wines