2019 – Horizon 2020-Marie Skłodowska-Curie COFUND Programme “Leading Fellows” Postdoctoral Fellowship, Erasmus Medical Center (The Netherlands)

2019 – First prize in Short Talk Competition, 12th Annual Postdoc Research Exhibition Society, The Pennsylvania State University ($US 600)

2019 – The Pennsylvania State University, Office of Postdoctoral Affairs Travel Award ($US 500)

2019 – Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Award, Queensland University of Technology ($AU 1 000) – Awarded to top 5% of doctoral candidates

2019 -National Institute of Health Body Composition Workshop – Early Stage Investigator Travel Grant ($US 1 592)

2017 – Best Observational Paper of 2016, International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, IF=6.037 (first author publication)

2017 – Grant-in-Aid Travel Grant, Queensland University of Technology ($AU 2 000)

2016 – Three Minute Thesis Overall Runner Up and People’s Choice Award ($AU 600), Faculty of Health Winner, Queensland University of Technology ($AU 500)

2015 – Endeavour Postgraduate Award, Australian Government ($AU 65 000)  – Funding to support a 6-month scholarship at University College London, UK       

2015 – World Obesity SCOPE School Scholarship (£GBP 350) – Conference Attendance

2014 – Research Training Program Scholarship ($AU 80 000)

2012 – Vacational Research Experience Scheme, QUT ($AU 2 000) – Funding to support participation in 8-week Summer research program


2019 – Reading for Healthy Feeding: An interactive activity box to support low-income parents’ responsive feeding practices ($US 15 100) Barnes and Nobel2019-2020 Gift Disbursement, Role: Co-Principal Investigator

2018 – The when, what, and how of observing and assessing practice in Early Childhood Education and Care: Towards an observational framework for Queensland’s Authorised Officers ($AU 88 000), Education Horizon Project Grant, Department of Education (Queensland Government), Role: Co-investigator

2018 – Mealtimes Matter: Childcare as window into food insecurity and food socialisation in low-income communities ($AU 84 000), Life Course Centre (The University of Queensland) Project Grant, Role: Co-investigator

2015 – What fathers want: Exploring approaches to successfully engage fathers in child health and well-being research and interventions ($AU 9 000) School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences Queensland University of Technology Seeding Grant, Role: Co-investigator          

2015 – Mums And Dads (MAD) for Mealtimes: Identifying strategies for optimising recruitment of families from socioeconomically disadvantaged areas ($AU 5 000) Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology Child and Adolescent Health Group, Role: Co-investigator