- Outstanding Early Career Alumni, James Cook University Faculty of Science and Engineering (2012).
- Queensland Young Tall Poppy Science Award (2011).
- Top 14 for the UNEP/CMS thesis award (2011).
- Best Student Presentation award - SEES/JCU seminar series (2009).
- Young Explorer Award – National Geographic Society (2008).
- Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists Science Program Scholarship (2007).
- Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) (2007- 2010).