Funding & Awards

Research Grants

Royal Society of New Zealand Hutton Fund 2016 – (NZD$1,000)

Marsden Fund Research Grant 2015: (NZD$840,000) Named postdoc on application co-authored with PI Dr Greg Holwell, CI’s Dr Glauco Machado & Prof Gonzalo Giribet

Australian Government Endeavour Research Fellowship 2014: (AUD$23,000) – declined

Kate Edger Educational Trust Postdoctoral Research Award 2014: (NZD$16,000)

Faculty Research Development Fund Postdoctoral Fellowship 2013: (NZD$75,000) – named postdoc on application co-authored with Dr Greg Holwell

Royal Forest & Bird Waitakere Branch Research Grant 2011: (NZD$2,000)

Australasian Society for the Study of Animal Behaviour Student Research Grant 2011: (AUD$500 + conference rego)

Academic Awards

School of Biological Sciences Research Communication Award, UoA 2017

Best oral presentation at Department of Biology Seminar Day, National University of Singapore 2015 (kudos!)

Marian Cranwell Prize University of Auckland 2014 – Best thesis on environmental or ecological science: (NZD$2,000)

University of Auckland Doctoral Completion Award 2013: (NZD$6,000)

Best overall oral presentation (people’s choice) at 61st NZ Entomological Society Conference 2012: (iPad)

Best student oral presentation at 61st NZ Entomological Society Conference 2012: (NZD$500)

Best student talk at 3rd combined Australian & New Zealand Entomological Societies Conference 2011: (NZD$250)

University of Auckland Doctoral Scholarship 2009: (NZD$25,000/year + fees)

Lincoln University Bioprotection & Ecology Department Writing Scholarship 2008: (NZD$1,000)

Lincoln University Senior Scholarship 2007: (NZD$1,000)

Lincoln University Graduate Scholarship 2007: (NZD$6,000)

Freemasons University Scholarship 2007: (NZD$6,000)

Lincoln University Excellence Scholarship 2006: (~NZD$5,000)

Lincoln University Alumni Association Bursary 2004: (~NZD$5,000)

Travel Grants

School of Biological Sciences PBRF Research Funds 2016: (NZD$3200)

School of Biological Sciences Contestable Travel Grant 2014: (NZD$378)

School of Biological Sciences Contestable Travel Grant 2012: (NZD$1,500)

Postgraduate Association Domestic Travel Grant 2011: (NZD$250)

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Pitcher plants at Bako National Park, Sarawak with resident crab

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