SA Scientist of the Year Finalist: Professor Bronwyn Gillanders
Prof Gillanders has three main areas of research: calcified structures in fish such as their earbones, multi use management systems for the Spencer gulf and cephalopods.
Tall Poppy Winner: Dr Laura Weyrich
Dr Weyrich works on Ancient DNA at the Australian Centre for DNA within th Environment Institute.
Her work this year involved study of dental DNA found in plaque of Neanderthal specimens, which was published in Nature.