• Otago Polytechnic Travel Scholarship $3500 - contested. Will allow me to present papers at conferences in the UK and visit Denmark as Visiting Scholar.


  • December Nominated for Edublogs Awards: Best Individual Blog and Most Influential Post
  • December Nominated for 'Excellence in Teaching' Award Otago Polytechnic, Dunedin - left employment before award was announced.


The Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE) Mentorship Programme – contested. Worked with Associate Professor Catherine McCloughlin, Australian Catholic University, Canberra to develop paper for presentation at ASCILITE conference, Singapore, December

NZFGW (Otago) Travel Award $2000 - contested. Allowed me to travel to present papers in UK and USA 2007.


August Presented prize for best presenter at Successes and Failures in Telehealth. 5th Annual International Conference. Brisbane, Australia.


  • July British Sociological Association Medical Sociology Group International Student. Award for conference travel and accommodation.

  • September Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics of NZ: Developing e- Learning Leaders and Institutional Capability Through Collaboration. Award to attend E-fest 2004.