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Nominate a scientist this Science Awards season!

Its awards season! Yes, even the science community has an awards season which includes some very prestigious honours to some very deserving scientists. Here are four awards that you should apply or nominate someone for. SA Science Excellence Awards The South Australian Science Excellence Awards recognise and reward outstanding scientific endeavour, including its application in industry […]

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1 minute with SA Science Excellence Awards nominees

The South Australian Science Excellence Awards recognise and reward outstanding scientific endeavour, including its application in industry and the advancement of science and mathematics education. Last year, Professor Alan Cooper, Professor Andrew Lowe and Dr Kieran Mitchell were nominated for the prestigious awards, with Prof Cooper honoured as South Australia’s Scientist of the Year. Their research is […]

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Prof Alan Cooper is South Australia’s Scientist of the Year

A big congratulations to the Environment Institute’s Professor Alan Cooper, who has been named the South Australian Scientist of the Year at the annual South Australian Government’s Science Excellence Awards. Prof Cooper has been recognised for his expertise in ancient DNA. He has been instrumental in transforming the Australian Centre for Ancient DNA (ACAD) into an internationally leading research […]

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EI Researchers amongst finalists for SA Science Excellence Awards

Researchers from the Environment Institute have been honoured as finalists for the 2016 South Australian Science Excellence Awards. The awards recognise and reward outstanding scientific endeavour, including its application in industry and the advancement of science and mathematics education. Our congratulations goes to Dr Kieren Mitchell, who has been nominated for PhD Research Excellence and Early Career […]

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Marine Biologist Dr Sarah Catalano wins research awards

The Environment Institute congratulates Dr Sarah Catalano on winning numerous 2014 research awards. In January 2014 Sarah was awarded the Dean’s Commendation in Doctoral Thesis Excellence for her PhD project: Using mesozoan dicyemid paracites to infer the population structure of giant Australian cuttlefish, sepia apama, in southern Australian waters. Only candidates who have produced a […]

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Barry Brook – Community Science Educator of the Year

On Friday the 13th of August Barry Brook was awarded Community Science Educator of the Year at the South Australian Science Excellence awards. Barry was recognised for his contribution to engaging the community about science and its impact on society and the environment. Motivated by the belief that “effective communication of the science of climate […]

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