2017 South Australian Award Winners

  • Dr Laura Weyrich

    University of Adelaide Research Field: Paleomicrobiology The human body contains over 1.4 kg of beneficial microorganisms (microbiota) which perform critical … Read More »

  • Dr Kate Fennell

    University of South Australia Research Field: Behavioural medicine, psychological science One third of Australians live outside major metropolitan centres, and … Read More »

  • Dr Lisa Beatty

    Flinders University Research Field: Psycho-Oncology Receiving a cancer diagnosis naturally causes considerable distress. Left untreated, this distress can have serious … Read More »

  • Dr Ashleigh Smith

    University of South Australia Research Field: Neuroscience and Dementia Dementia is the second leading cause of death in Australians; a … Read More »

  • Dr France Corrigan

    University of Adelaide Research Field: Neuroscience Concussions are relatively common in sports such as AFL, horse-riding and hockey, resulting in … Read More »

  • Dr Zlatko Kopecki

    University of South Australia Research Field: Wound healing Patients with genetic skin blistering diseases, such as Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB), lack … Read More »

  • Dr Zoë Doubleday

    University of Adelaide Research Field: Ecology While many longer-lived mammals, reptiles, birds and fish are already being negatively impacted by … Read More »

  • Dr Jayakumar Bose

    University of Adelaide Research Field: Plant science / Plant physiology In Australia, soil salinity affects approximately 30% of all agricultural … Read More »