Awards and Honours

2020     Nominated and selected as one of theTRU 50 Influencers (Celebrating TRU50 Anniversary)

2019-2020     Recipient for the TRU Faculty Excellence Award

2020     Recipient for the D2L Innovation Award in Teaching and Learning (D2L/STLHE)

2019     Nominee for the 2019 American Society for Microbiology (ASM) Award for Applied and Biotechnological Research

2017     Nominee for the 17th International Congress of Speleology (ICS)-UIS prizes, nominated by members of the BC Federation of Speleology for the most significant publication about caves or a karst-related topic and special book category

2017     Nominee for the 2018 Carski Foundation Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award

2017     Recipient for the TRU 15 Year-Service Award

2016     Recipient for the TRU Faculty Award in Excellence for Internationalization

2014     Recipient for the TRU Faculty Award in Undergraduate Research Mentor

2013     Recipient for the TRU Faculty Award for Excellence in Scholarship

2010     Recipient for the Microsoft “Make Canada Great” competition

2009    Recipient for the Travel Grant Award – American Society for Microbiology Biology Scholar Program

Awards and Honours (Before 2009)