2017 Winners

South Australian Scientist of the Year


Professor James Paton, University of Adelaide.

PhD Research Excellence

Dr Joel Fuller, University of South Australia

STEM Educator of the Year – School Teaching

Mr Thierry Herman, Le Fevre High School

STEM Educator of the Year – Tertiary Teaching


Dr Claudia Szabo, University of Adelaide

Excellence in Research Collaboration


Developing a world leading intelligent medical device in South Australia, University of Adelaide, Australian Centre for Visual Technologies and LBT Innovations Ltd

STEM Professional


Dr Duncan Taylor, Forensic Science SA

Tall Poppy

Dr Laura Weyrich, The University of Adelaide

Unsung Hero of SA - Science


Peri and Faith Coleman, Environmental Science Consultants



Unsung Hero of SA - Science Communication


Dr Ian Musgrave, The University of Adelaide