Achievements

2014    AUEA (Auckland University Engineers Association) Emerging Researcher Award ($10,000)

2013    Awarded National AMP Scholarship ($10,000 chosen from 2600)

2013    Advice First Innovator’s Award ($5,000 chosen from 168 applicants)

2013    Maurice and Phyllis Paykel Trust Grant for conference travel

2013    Auckland Medical Research Foundation Conference Travel grant

2012    Shortlisted for the L’Oreal Women in Science Award (28 of 142 entries across Australasia were shortlisted)

2011    Nominated for the Gayle G. Arnold Award for Best Paper at the American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine Conference

          2010    Ideas Challenge Award for Social Entrepreneurship “EqualAccess” (of 274 entries)

2010    Travel Awards ($5 500, Sir John Logan Campbell Medical Trust Grant, Allergan, American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine)

2009    Travel Awards ($8 025, Auckland Medical Research Foundation, Faculty Research and Development Fund, Cerebral Palsy Society of New Zealand, Maurice and Phyllis Paykel Trust)

          2008    International Society for Low Vision Research and Rehabilitation Travel Grant ($1 250)

          2007   University of Waterloo Graduate Scholarship ($3 000)

          2006    University of Waterloo Engineering Scholarship ($2 000)

          2005    University of Waterloo President’s Graduate Scholarship ($20 000 over two years)

          2004    University of Waterloo Provost Award for Women ($9 000 over three years)

2004    CIHR Canada Graduate Scholarship ($120 000 over three and a half years)

          1997    McCaig Graduate Scholarship – University of Calgary ($28 000 over two years)

          1997    Glen Chandler Milbourne Memorial Scholarship ($2 000)

          1995    Kenneth B. Carruthers Scholarship ($500)

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