research grants


2019

  • Researcher on Centre for Biodiversity Analysis, Australian National University Ignition Grant ($AUD 10,000) Project title: What do humans and insects have in common? Using advances in human genetics to understand insecticide resistance in the cotton bollworm, Helicoverpa armigera


2018

  • ARC Discovery, DP180100113 (June 2018 - June 2021).  Project title: How isolated is Antarctica? Assessing past and present plant colonisations; CIs - Crid Fraser, Sharon Robinson, Melinda Waterman, Aleks Terauds (Australian Antarctic Division), and Peter Convey (British Antarctic Survey) - I’m a CI, contributing 0.05 FTE ($AUD 384,014).

  • sDIV - German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity, Leipzig. Fully-funded working group on Biodiversity dynamics - the nexus between space and time; PIs - Rosemary Gillespie, Michael Hickerson ($EUR 31,170)

  • Lead Researcher on Centre for Biodiversity Analysis (CBA), Australian National University Honours /Masters Ignition Grant ($AUD 10,000) Project title: Telomere length as a biomarker for stress in an Australian pest moth

  • Lead Applicant of Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution Community Support Fund Bursary for a workshop ($US 4,000)


2017

  • Lead Researcher on Centre for Biodiversity Analysis (CBA), Australian National University Ignition Grant ($AUD 10,000) Project title: Understanding biological invasions: assessing the biosecurity threat of the pink bollworm to Northern Australia