2015                UNSW Vice Chancellor Award for Teaching Excellence for teaching Innovation

2015                Recipient of the American Naturalist’s President Prize for the best paper in 2014

2015                1 of 12 individuals shortlisted for ABC’s Top 5 Under 40 (250+ applicants)

2012                Recipient of the UNSW Faculty of Science Early Career Researcher Award

2012                Recipient of the Life Science & Biological Sciences Scopus Young Research of the Year

2012                Selected for the UNSW Press compendium of The Best Australian Science Writing 2012

2011                Recipient of the American Society of Naturalists Young Investigator Prize

2010                NSW Young Tall Poppy Science Award Winner for science outreach