Bronwyn Gillanders has been nominated for SA Scientist of the Year

Deputy Director of The Environment Institute Professor Bronwyn Gillanders has been nominated for Scientist of the Year at the South Australian Excellence Awards!

Professor Gillanders researches population structure and connectivity, Cephalopod biology, ecology and fisheries, coastal carbon opportunities, ecological and environmental change and integrated marine management. The Spencer Gulf Ecosystem and Development Initiative is an integrated marine management and  is currently supported with nearly 2.5 million dollars of investment from industry. This investment comes from industry partners such as BHP Billiton, Santos, Arrium, Alinta, Nyrstar, Centrex, Flinders Ports and the Fisheries Research and Development Corporation. Research partners include SARDI and Flinders University.

The South Australian Science Excellence Awards recognise and reward the state’s top scientists, researchers and educators who have made a significant contribution in their field of research and continue to inspire future generations to become involved in science.

The awards kick off National Science Week activities held across the state from 12-20 August.

Tickets for the South Australian Science Excellence Awards dinner are now available. For more information about the awards and to purchase tickets, visit

We wish Bronwyn the very best of luck on the night!

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