South Australian Scientist of the Year
Professor Helen Marshall
Professor Marshall is a nationally and internationally recognised leader in vaccine research, particularly for her work in preventing deaths and disability from life threatening infections such as meningococcal disease.
Innovator of the Year sponsored by Novatech
The Chrysos PhotonAssay Team
Chrysos’ PhotonAssay™ technology replaces centuries-old methods for measuring gold and other valuable metals in mineral ores with a clean, green and super-fast X-ray technology.
PhD Research Excellence
Dr Hayley Leake
Dr Leake is a scientist and physiotherapist dedicated to improving the management of chronic pain in adolescence.
STEMM Educator of the Year – Primary or Secondary School Teaching sponsored by Commonwealth Bank and Telstra
Mrs Christie Evans
Mrs Evans has partnered Foundation to Year 7 students with more than 25 companies to solve 44 different authentic problems in the last six years, across multiple schools to extend her students understanding and passion for STEMM.
STEMM Educator of the Year – University or RTO Teaching sponsored by Commonwealth Bank and Telstra
Ms Jill Bauer
With a diverse 25-year career in the wine industry, Ms Bauer brings a passion for wine science and building community and culture to her innovative approach to teaching.