Grants and Awards

Below is a list of the funding and prizes I have been lucky enough to win over my academic career to date:

Grants and funding

2018    University of Otago Research Grant                                                                                   $53,728NZ

2016    Royal Society of New Zealand Marsden Fast Start Funding                                    $300,000NZ                               
2016    Department of Anatomy Strategic Research Funding                                               $23,635NZ
2016    Future Leader Award and People's Choice Award 180 Seconds of Science    $7,000NZ
2015    Department of Anatomy Strategic Research Funding                                               $10,000NZ
2015    Birds NZ research grant                                                                                                            $3,622NZ
2015    University of Otago Research Grant (AI on grant)*                                                        $58,633NZ
2015    Allan Wilson Centre legacy funding – kiwi (AI on grant)*                                             $11,000NZ
2015    Allan Wilson Centre legacy funding – tuatara (AI on grant)*                                     $11,000NZ
2014    Allan Wilson Centre internship grant                                                                                   $2,888NZ
2014    Birdlife International Grant                                                                                                       $8,000NZ
2014    Victoria University Doctoral Submission Scholarship                                                  $6,000NZ
2013    Kathleen Stewart Scholarship                                                                                               $2,100NZ
2012    Centre for Biodiversity and Restoration Ecology (CBRE) grant                               $1,500NZ
2012    Victoria University of Wellington Faculty Strategic Research Grant                    $3,000NZ
2011    SCB Travel Grant                                                                                                                         $200NZ
2011    Kaitiaki o Kapiti Trust donation                                                                                              $1,000NZ
2011    Allan Wilson Centre Scholarship                                                                                           $108,900NZ
2010    Chester Zoo Studentship                                                                                                          £1,000 
2009    North West Development Agency Bursary                                                                       £1,250

*Primary author of grant application

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Awards

2018    Royal Society of New Zealand Callaghan Medal for Science Communication
2016    Young investigator award runner up, Mapnet, Queenstown Research Week, Nelson, New Zealand
2016    Future Leader Award, 180 Seconds of Science video competition
2016    People's Choice Award, 180 Seconds of Science video competition 
2013    Best presentation on a conservation topic, Australasian Wildlife Management Society conference
2013    Outstanding student presentation, Biodiversity Genomics meeting, Canberra, Australia
2012    Best presentation, New Zealand Molecular Ecology Conference
2012    Best student presentation, Allan Wilson Centre annual meeting

2011    SCB Student Spotlight award                                                                                            
 

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