Applications for 2018 have closed.

Key facts

  • Showcase the importance of science and research to South Australian industry and communities.
  • Recognise the researchers and teachers contributing to science and inspiring the next generation.
  • Prizes include cash and the title of ‘South Australian Scientist of the Year’.

About the program

The Science Excellence Awards have recognised the efforts and achievements of more than 60 winners since 2005, many of whom are world leaders in their respective fields.

Science and research development are at the heart of lifting the opportunities, health and skills of South Australia’s workforce and the state’s social and economic prosperity. The awards showcase the critical importance of science and research to the development of industry and society as a whole.

The Science Excellence Awards are the most prestigious of their kind in South Australia.