Department of State Development
  • 2017 SA Science Excellence Awards

Nominations now open

Nominations for the 2017 SA Science Excellence Awards are now open.

Now in its thirteenth year, the SA Science Excellence Awards will showcase the critical importance of science and research to the development of industry and our society.

Through the awards, we acknowledge the achievements of talented individuals, including recent PhD graduates and early career science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) professionals and teachers, who are making an outstanding contribution to society both nationally and internationally.

These prestigious awards also celebrate those who have made a significant contribution in their field of research and continue to inspire future generations to become involved in science.

Find out how to enter if you are a recent PhD graduate, STEM professional or STEM teacher.

Finalists and winners of the 2017 SA Science Excellence Awards will be announced and celebrated at a gala dinner held on Friday 11 August 2017 at the Adelaide Convention Centre. 


Information session 10 April 2017

Come along to hear about recent changes to some categories of the South Australian Science Excellence Awards.

Register for the session

The awards showcase the critical importance of science and research to the development of industry and our society.

About the awards

The awards celebrate those who have made a significant contribution in their field of research and continue to inspire future generations to become involved in science.

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How to enter

Follow the steps to nominate for the 2017 SA Science Excellence Awards.

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Categories and prizes

The 2017 SA Science Excellence Awards is presented in five categories with a total of six awards.

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Frequently asked questions

See commonly asked questions and answers about the awards.

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For more information, contact:

Phone (08) 8207 8778
Email scienceawards@sa.gov.au