Hood Fellowship (2017, outgoing to Cambridge, UK)

New Zealand Institute of Chemistry Maurice Wilkins Centre Prize (2016)

Society of Biological Inorganic Chemistry Early Career Award (2016)

Fellow of the New Zealand Centre at Beijing University (2015)

2nd most cited paper in Journal of Organometallic Chemistry (2013-2014):
Opening the lid on piano-stool complexes: an account of ruthenium(II)-arene complexes with medicinal applications. Journal of Organometallic Chemistry 2014, 751, 251-260.

HEC Pakistan Outstanding research award for our Chem Commun paper (2014 incl cover picture):
Maleimide-functionalised organoruthenium anticancer agents and their binding to thiol-containing biomolecules, Chem. Commun., 2012, 48, 1475-1477.

Carl-Duisberg-Memorial Prize (German Chemical Society 2011) – link to the laudatio

Bank Austria Innovative Teaching Award (2010)

Best paper award Applied Organometallic Chemistry (2009) for the publication Modifying the Structure of Dinuclear Ruthenium Complexes with Antitumor Activity; Applied Organometallic Chemistry 2008, 22, 326–332.

Award of the “Theodor-Körner-Fonds zur Förderung der Wissenschaft und Kunst” (2005)