Science communication awards

Science communication is a huge passion of mine, and I’ve had so much fun participating in a bunch of sci-comm competitions!

  • InterAction Media Mentoring Program Award, Ecological Society of Australia conference, 2018

  • Runner Up, UWA Three Minute Thesis competition, 2018: “Super Mario vs Piranha Plant”

  • WA Finalist, International FameLab competition, 2018: “How hungry are carnivorous plants?”

  • Finalist, UWA Three Minute Thesis competition, 2017: "Murderous Plants & Mysterious Bugs"

  • People's Choice Award, Postgraduate Student Association's Research in the Tav event, 2017: "How hungry are carnivorous plants?"


Scientific conference prizes

I love sharing my research and ideas at scientific conferences, and have been honoured to win these poster and speaker awards.

  • Australian Flora Foundation Poster Prize, Ecological Society of Australia conference, 2018

  • First Prize, Best Poster Presentation by a Student, IsoEcol conference, 2018

  • First Prize, ESA Wiley Outstanding Poster Presentation, Ecological Society of Australia conference, 2016

  • Runner Up, Best Oral Presentations by a Student, International Conference on Applications of Stable Isotope Techniques to Ecological Studies, 2016: “Just how carnivorous are carnivorous plants? Investigating the dependence of carnivorous plants on heterotrophic nutrition, using stable isotope techniques”


Academic awards

Proof that I’ve always been a nerd!

  • Outstanding Student Award, International Botanical Congress, 2017

  • Fogarty Foundation Excellence Award, University of Western Australia, 2010

  • Personal Excellence Award, Biology Award, and Geography Award, Como Secondary College, 2009

  • Dux Award, and Technology & Enterprise Award, Primary School 2004