Our State - South Australia

12/08/2019 - 106 - South Australian Science Excellence Awards & National Science Week

August 13, 2019 Episode 106
Our State - South Australia
12/08/2019 - 106 - South Australian Science Excellence Awards & National Science Week
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Our State - South Australia
12/08/2019 - 106 - South Australian Science Excellence Awards & National Science Week
Aug 13, 2019 Episode 106
DPC Communications
Show Notes

National Science Week (10-18 August) is made up of hundreds of local events, celebrating the impact science has on our everyday lives and telling the stories of science.

On Friday 9 August, the SA Science Excellence Awards were held featuring guest speaker Dr Karl Kruszelnicki.

At the event, South Australia’s Scientist of the Year was named – Professor Jozef Gecz from the University of Adelaide, along with the STEM Educator of the Year Anthea Ponte from Hawthorndene Primary School.

On this week’s Our State listeners hear from Chief Scientist for South Australia Professor Caroline McMillen, Scientist of the Year Professor Jozef Gecz and STEM Educator of the Year Anthea Ponte.



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