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Goyder Institute researcher nominated for SA Scientist of the Year award


Jul 27, 2017
Author: Goyder Institute

 

Finalists have been announced for the South Australian Government’s 2017 SA Science Excellence Award.

Now in its thirteenth year, the SA Science Excellence Awards showcase the critical importance of science and research to the development of industry and society. The awards also celebrate those who have made a significant contribution in their field of research and inspire future generations to become involved in science.

Professor Bronwyn Gillanders from the University of Adelaide is one of five scientists nominated for the SA Scientist of the Year award. Bronwyn leads the Goyder Institute’s Coastal Carbon Opportunities project that focuses on demonstrating additionality and potential for future offsets from coastal ecosystems.

Bronwyn, who is also Director of the Marine Biology program at the university's Environment Institute, is a marine scientist whose research spans freshwater, estuarine and marine waters while focusing on fish and fisheries ecology. 

Award winners will be announced at a gala dinner held on Friday 11 August 2017 at the Adelaide Convention Centre.