Awards and Funding


Finalist, Bioethics Oral Disputation, University of Notre Dame Australia


Robinson Fellowship (declined), University of Sydney

Australia and New Zealand Obesity Society (ANZOS) Young Investigator Award

University of Sydney Robinson Fellowship

L'Oreal-UNESCO For Women in Science Fellowship


Vice Chancellor's Awards for Excellence (Outstanding Early Career Research)

Poster Pitch Prize, Nature Conference on Ageing, Health and Rejuvination


NSW Young Tall Poppy Science Award

University of Sydney representative for the Australian Academy of Sciences Early to Mid-Career Researchers Forum.

Sydney Research Accelerator (SOAR) Fellowship. Age-defying nutrition.

Charles Perkins Centre Early to Mid-Career Researcher (EMCR) seed funding. Put down the protein shake: what BCAAs may be doing to your long-term health.

Australian Research Council Discovery Project. A life-course approach to the nutrition-lifepsan-reproduction nexus.

Harvard University Mobility Scheme (Boston, MA USA). Hydrogen sulfide in ageing.


Ian Potter Foundation travel award (Les Diablerets, Switzerland). Ageing and latelife health: calories or macronutrients?

Top 5 Under 40 program (Top 10 in Australia). Nutritional modelling of ageing.



Best Oral Presentation (Rank Prize Funds on Dietary Restriction and Ageing, United Kingdom). Defining the nutritional and metabolic context of FGF21 using the Geometric Framework.


Top 10 Research Articles and Reviews (Journal of Endocrinology). Macronutrients and caloric intake in health and longevity.


Paper published in Cell Metabolism in the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric. The Ratio of Macronutrients, Not Caloric Intake, Dictates Cardiometabolic Health, Aging, and Longevity in Ad Libitum-Fed Mice.


Best Oral Presentation (Australian Society for Medical Research, Australia). The role of macronutrient balance on appetite, cardiometabolic health and ageing in a mouse model.


Best Oral Presentation (11th National Conference of Emerging Researchers in Ageing, Australia). Macronutrient balance, metabolic health and ageing in mice.