March 16, 2018
Nominations are now open for the SA Science Excellence Awards.
The South Australian Science Excellence Awards recognise and reward outstanding scientific endeavour in the state, including its application in industry and the advancement of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education.
Prizes are awarded in various categories, including
- SA Scientist of the Year
- PhD Research Excellence Award
- STEM Professional Award
- STEM Educator of the Year – School Teaching
- STEM Educator of the Year – Tertiary Teaching
- Excellence in Research Collaboration
Last year, Professor James Paton from the University of Adelaide won the SA Scientist of the Year Award. Professor Paton was recognised for his research into disease caused by streptococcus pneumoniae, which kills 1-2 million people a year.
Nominations for the SA Science Excellence Awards are now open and close on 11 May. For more information attend one of several information events at major universities in Adelaide. Full details on the website.
The Questacon Smart Skills Program is touring in the South East South Australia region and northern Victoria during Term 1, 2019. In addition to presenting in-school STEM workshops for students we will also be conducting FREE STEM based, Professional Learning workshops for teachers. Registrations are currently open for workshop 1!