FELLOWSHIPS

Visiting Research Fellow | Feb – Mar 2017
Department of Internet Studies
School of Media, Culture and Creative Arts
Curtin University

Op3n Fellow (Writing Fellow) | Aug – Oct 2016
OpenCare Research
Edgeryders

Postdoctoral Fellow | Jul 2016 – Present
Department of Sociology
National University of Singapore

Visiting Scholar | Aug – Sep 2015
Tembusu College
Science, Technology, and Society (STS) Cluster
Mentor: Dr Connor Graham

Visiting Researcher | May 2015
Digital Ethnography Research Centre (DERC)
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT)
Mentor: Assoc Prof Heather Horst

Visiting Doctoral Fellowship | Jan – Apr 2015
Media Management and Transformation Center (MMTC)
Jönköping International Business School (JIBS)
Jönköping University
Mentor: Asst Prof Mart Ots

RESEARCH GRANTS

Research Grant SEK680,000 | July 2017
Swedish Retail and Wholesale Development Council
(Chief Investigator: Dr Crystal Abidin)

Fieldwork Grant SGD1,005 | April 2017
The Substation
(Chief Investigator: Dr Crystal Abidin)

Heritage Research Grant SGD58,230 | March 2017
National Heritage Board
(Chief Investigator: Asst Prof Liew Kai Khiun; Co-Investigators: Asst Prof Lai Chee Kien, Asst Prof Natalie Pang, Dr Crystal Abidin)

Research Collaboration Award AUD30,000 | October 2016
The University of Western Australia
(Chief Investigator: Assoc Prof Rob Cover; Co-Investigators: Prof Jane Lydon, Dr Kyra Clarke, Dr Crystal Abidin, Prof Ben Light, Dr Marc Botha, Dr Jules Sturm, Dr Amy Dobson, Scientia Prof Peter Aggleton, Prof Mary Lou Rasmussen, Assoc Prof Kath Albury, Dr Daniel Marshall, Dr Brady Robards)

Humanities and Social Sciences Seed Fund SGD40,000 | Aug 2016
National University of Singapore
(Chief Investigator: Dr Connor Graham; Co-Investigators: Dr Eric Kerr, Prof Michael Fischer, Assoc Prof John William Phillips, Dr Crystal Abidin, Asst Prof Natalie Pang)

UWA Scholarship for International Research Fees (SIRF) AUD72,500 | Jan 2013 – Jul 2015
The University of Western Australia

University Postgraduate Award (International Students) (UPAIS) AUD49,306 | Jan 2013 – Dec 2014
The University of Western Australia

UWA Safety-Net Top Up Scholarship AUD7,000 | Jan 2013 – Dec 2014
The University of Western Australia

School of Social Sciences Graduate Research Fund AUD4,000 | Jan – Sep 2012
The University of Western Australia

RESEARCH AWARDS & ACCOLADES

Nominee for University of Western Australia | August 2016
PhD Best Thesis Award
Australian Anthropological Society (AAS)

Honorary Mention/Runner-up | Jun 2016
The Joan Cahalin Robinson Prize
Society for the History of Technology (SHOT2016)

30 Top Thinkers Under 30 | Mar 2016
(Next generation of leaders in economics, education, the environment, and more)
Pacific Standard Magazine

Mentee | Mar – Dec 2015
Cultural Studies Association of Australasia (CSAA)
Mentor: Dr Lisa McDonald

Participant | Oct 2014
IR15 Doctoral Colloquium (IR15DC)
Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR)

Best Student Presentation | Jul 2014
SDP 2014 Award
Oxford Internet Institute Summer Doctoral Programme (OIISDP)
University of Oxford

Participant | Jul 2014
Oxford Internet Institute Summer Doctoral Programme (OIISDP)
University of Oxford

Semi-finalist | Jul 2013
UWA Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition
The University of Western Australia

Participant | Jun 2013
CCI Winter School (CCIWS)
ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation (CCI)
Queensland University of Technology

People’s Choice Award AUD500 | Jul 2012
UWA Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition
The University of Western Australia

Rosie Heng-Ko Poh Choo Gold Medal SGD400 | Jul 2011
(Best Female Graduate from the Department of Sociology)
National University of Singapore

Gender Studies Prize SGD2,000 | Jul 2011
University Women’s Association (Singapore)

Mentee | Aug 2010 – Jul 2011
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Mentorship Programme (FASSMP)
National University of Singapore

Special Book Prize (Sociology) | 2009 – 2010
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
National University of Singapore

Dean’s list (Semester 2) | 2009 – 2010
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
National University of Singapore

Dean’s list (Semester 1) | 2009 – 2010
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
National University of Singapore

PUBLICATION GRANTS & AWARDS

Publications Grant (three awards) AUD750 | Sep 2016
School of Social Sciences
The University of Western Australia

UWA Nominee | Aug 2016
Australian Anthropological Society Best Thesis Prize

Publications Grant (three awards) AUD750 | Sep 2015
School of Social Sciences
The University of Western Australia

Publications Grant (two awards) AUD500 | Sep 2014
School of Social Sciences
The University of Western Australia

Special Commendation | Sep 2013
Higher Degree by Research Achievements 2013
Graduate Research School
The University of Western Australia

Publications Grant AUD500 | Sep 2013
School of Social Sciences
The University of Western Australia

TEACHING AWARDS

Special Commendation | Feb – Jun 2014
International Tutors Program
Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning (CATL)
University of Western Australia

Nominee (as Project Officer of Trove) | Nov 2013
Contributions to Student Learning Awards 2013
UWA Teaching and Learning Committee

Nominee (as Project Officer of Trove) | Oct 2013
Matilda Award for Cultural Excellence
Convocation

TRAVEL GRANTS

Travel Subsidy (keynote speaker) AUD300 | Sep 2016
The Selfie and Social Activism Symposium
University of New South Wales (UNSW)

ACS Fund AUD720 | Sep 2016
Association for Cultural Studies

Travel Subsidy SGD 2,000 | Jul 2016
National University of Singapore

Travel Funding USD500 | Jun 2016
New Media and Citizenship in Asia Pre-Conference
International Communication Association (ICA)

Travel Funding GBP1,000 | Jun 2016
The Sociological Review Foundation Limited

Travel Funding (invited speaker) SGD750 | Mar 2016
Homo Sapiens, Mortality and the Internet in Contemporary Asia
Asia Research Institute (ARI)

AAS/ANSA 2015 Travel Grant AUD450 | Nov 2015
Australian Network of Student Anthropologists (ANSA)
Australian Anthropological Society (AAS)

CSAA Conference Bursary AUD300 | Nov 2015
Cultural Studies Association of Australasia (CSAA)

Travel Bursary AUD750 | Nov 2015
Digital Intimate Publics (DIP) Symposium

IR16 Travel Grant USD500 | Oct 2015
IR16: Digital Imaginaries
Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR)

Travel Funding (visiting scholar) SGD750 | Aug 2015
Tembusu College
Science, Technology, and Society (STS) Cluster

Travel Funding (plenary speaker) GBP240 | Apr 2015
Digital Innovation
Manchester Metropolitan University

Travel Funding (visiting speaker) | Mar 2015
The Swedish School of Library and Information Science (SSLIS)
University of Borås

Travel Funding (visiting speaker & guest lecturer) | Mar 2015
Department of Interdisciplinary Studies of Culture
Norges Teknisk-Naturvetenskapliga Universitet (NTNU)

Travel Funding (visiting speaker) ~AUD500 | Feb 2015
Mobile Life Center

Travel Funding (visiting doctoral fellow) ~AUD4,500 | Feb 2015
Media Management and Transformation Center (MMTC)
Jönköping International Business School (JIBS)
Jönköping University

IR15 Travel Grant USD500 | Oct 2014
IR15: Boundaries and Intersections
Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR)

Convocation Postgraduate Research Travel Award 2014 AUD2,000 | Aug 2014
Convocation
University of Western Australia

Conference Scholarship AUD75 | Apr 2014
CSAA Intermezzo Symposium 2014
Cultural Studies Association of Australasia

PSA Conference Travel Award AUD750 | Dec 2013
Postgraduate Students’ Association
UWA Student Guild

Postgraduate Respondent Travel Grant | Sep 2013
Consumption, Lifestyle and Asian Modernities Symposium
Telemodernities

AAS/ANSA Postgraduate Travel Grant AUD500 | Sep 2013
Australian Network of Student Anthropologists (ANSA)
Australian Anthropological Society (AAS)

School of Social Sciences Conference Fund AUD750 | Sep 2012
The University of Western Australia

Graduate Research School Travel Grant AUD1750 | Jan – Sep 2012
The University of Western Australia

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