2012 South Australian Award Winners




Dr Hannah Keage

Dr Hannah Keage – Cognitive Neuroscience Lecturer, School of Psychology, Social Work and Social Policy, University of South Australia Dr Hannah Keage investigates the causes and effects of dementia, such... Read More »


Dr Matthew Gilliham

Dr Matthew Gilliham – Agricultural Plant Science Senior Research Scientist, School of Wine and Horticulture, The University of Adelaide  Dr Matthew Gilliham investigates how wheat and grapevines might better tolerate... Read More »


Dr Kerry Wilkinson

Dr Kerry Wilkinson – Analytical Chemistry & Sensory Science Lecturer of Oenology, School of Wine and Horticulture, The University of Adelaide  Dr Kerry Wilkinson works with the compounds that affect the... Read More »


Dr Grant Tomkinson

Dr Grant Tomkinson – Children’s Health Senior Lecturer, School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia Dr Grant Tomkinson’s research area is in children’s fitness. By collecting the world’s largest... Read More »


Dr Russell Brinkworth

Dr Russell Brinkworth – Mechatronics Senior Lecturer, School of Electrical and Information Engineering, University of South Australia Dr Russell Brinkworth’s research spans neuroscience and robotics. By studying how the brain... Read More »


Professor Dmitri Kavetski

Professor Dmitri Kavetski – Hydrological and Environmental Modeling School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering, The University of Adelaide Professor Dmitri Kavetski’s research focuses on understanding and modelling the water... Read More »


Dr Paul Gardner-Stephen

Dr Paul Gardner-Stephen – Humanitarian Communication Research Fellow, School of Computer Science, Engineering and Mathematics, Flinders University  Dr Paul Gardner-Stephen works in the field of humanitarian communication. He is developing... Read More »


Dr Rachel Popelka-Filcoff

Dr Rachel Popelka-Filcoff – Archaeological Science  AINSA Research Fellow, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences, Flinders University  “My research combines analytical methods in chemistry and physics and cultural heritage into multidisciplinary... Read More »