Awards and Grants


2017 Spatial Excellence Postgraduate Student Award (Queensland Surveying & Spatial Sciences Institute)

2016 Society of Conservation Biology Oceania Best Student Paper Award.

2015 Best Poster Award (Second place). 8th Ecosystem Services Partnership World Conference. Stellenbosch, South Africa.

2012 University Medal (top 1% across all Faculties) from the University of Queensland.

2011 Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand (EIANZ) prize for the best performing student graduating from the Bachelor of Environmental Management.

2011 Queensland Surveying & Spatial Sciences Institute GIS prize for the graduating student who achieved the highest proficiency in GIS (at The University of Queensland).

2011 Most outstanding student speed talk in the session. Ecology Society of Australia’s 2011 Annual Conference. Hobart, Tasmania.

2007 – 2011 8 times recipient of the Dean’s Commendation for High Achievement (Undergraduate studies).

Grants and Scholarships

2020 Australian Research Council Linkage Grant

2019 University of Melbourne Early Career Researcher Grant

2019 University of Melbourne SEED grant (PI)

2019 University of Melbourne Learning and Teaching Initiatives Grant

2016 A Community on Ecosystem Services 2016 Graduate Student Fellowship. (Travel grant)

2014 Australian Research Council’s Centre of Excellence for Environmental Decisions Early Career Researcher Visiting Fellowship.

2014 Wentworth Group Science Program Scholarship.

2013 – 2016 University of Queensland / CSIRO Integrated Natural Resource Management Scholarship.

2013 – 2016 University of Queensland Advantage Top-Up Scholarship.

2013 – 2016 Australian Postgraduate Award: Scholarship support for PhD candidature.

2011 Honours research support grant from the National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility.

2010 University of Queensland Advantage Grant

2010 A Community on Ecosystem Services 2010 Student Volunteer Award.

2009 University of Queensland Summer Research Scholarship.

2007 – 2010 Commonwealth Accommodation Scholarship (support for undergraduate studies).