Awards and prizes


Long listed, Mansfield Readers and Writers 2023 Short Story Competition (VIC)

Finalist,  Sixfold Winter 2023 Short Story Competition (USA)

Long listed, Dorothy Dunnett/Historical Writers’ Association short Story Award 2023 (UK)

Winner, 2022/23 Van Diemen History Prize (Tas)

Finalist, 2022 Tasmanian Writer’s Prize

Finalist, 2021 Tasmanian Writer’s Prize

Winner, 2020/21 Van Diemen History Prize (Tas)

Highly Commended, 2018/19 Van Diemen History Prize

Higher education

2019 Shimadzu Education Award. Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

2018 David White Award for Teaching Excellence. University of Melbourne

2020 & 2017 Award for Learning and Teaching Achievement. Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne

Scientific research

2004 Sir Paul Callaghan Medal. Australian and New Zealand Society for Magnetic Resonance

2003 Yamigawa-Yoshida Fellowship. International Union Against Cancer

1999 Russell Grimwade Research Fellowship. University of Melbourne

1990 CSR Mills Prize in Chemistry. University of Queensland