The inaugural South Australian Citizen Science Awards were presented at the 2021 Tall Poppy and Unsung Hero of Science Award ceremony in November. The winners and finalists were also featured at the 2021 SA Science Excellence and Innovation Awards where short videos of each of the finalist projects were shown. It was great to see citizen science recognised along with South Australia’s scientific achievements.
Science and Research Award: Echidna CSI (winner) and Bryophyte Collection Transcription Project (finalist)
Engagement Award: Kangaroo Island/ Victor Harbor Dolphin Watch (winner) and iBandi (finalist).
To learn more about these fantastic projects watch the videos here:
- Echidna CSI video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cWEhYYJ1ggM
- Kangaroo Island/ Victor Harbor Dolphin Watch video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zOtqQe7RRvk
- SA Bryophyte collection transcription project https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IQL5uwaCi0w
- iBandi video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bCuiimNSvAA