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.
Read our exclusive Q&A with Prof Gillanders
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.
You can also read her blog about speaking at Pint of Science this year, and watch her episode of catalyst