Associate Professor in Biology and Associate Director: Teaching Innovation Unit, University of South Australia

Craig Williams has a PhD in biomedical science, awarded for his studies of mosquito behaviour. Since that time he has conducted research on disease-transmitting insects. Prior to this Craig obtained a BSc(Hons) in zoology, and worked as a research officer studying frog biology. Craig also has a Grad Dip Ed, and worked for two years as a school teacher. He was a co-winner of the 2005 IgNobel prize in Biology for research on frog odour, and was the 2007 Young Tall Poppy Scientist of the Year for South Australia.


  • 2015–present
    Associate professor, University of South Australia
  • 2010–2014
    Senior lecturer, University of South Australia
  • 2006–2009
    Lecturer, University of South Australia


  • 2002 
    University of South Australia, PhD (Biomedical Science)
  • 2001 
    University of Adelaide, Grad Dip Ed
  • 1994 
    University of Adelaide, BSc(Hons)