Department of State Development

2018 SA Science Excellence Awards Gala Dinner

Finalists and winners of the 2018 SA Science Excellence Awards will be recognised at a gala dinner held on Friday, 10 August, to coincide with National Science Week.

The SA Science Excellence Awards is the premier event in South Australia’s science and research calendar attracting over 300 guests from the university and research sector and industry.

Event details

Friday 10 August 2018 
7.00pm - 11.00pm (pre-dinner drinks from 6.30pm)
Adelaide Convention Centre 
Hall L
North Terrace, Adelaide
Dress: Cocktail/Lounge suit

Keynote Speaker

Professor Alan Duffy, Astrophysicist, Research Fellow and Associate Professor at Swinburne University and Lead Scientist with the Royal Institution of Australia.

Professor Duffy's areas of expertise include dark matter, dark energy, galaxy formation and cosmology. His passion is to create universes on supercomputers to understand how galaxies form.

A Duffy photo


Early Bird tickets (until 20 July) $110 per person
Standard tickets (from 21 July) $120 per person
Table of ten $1,100


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Major sponsors

Department for Education

Flinders University

University of Adelaide

University of South Australia

Support sponsor


Temple Bruer Wines