2021        General Anthropology Division (GAD) Prize for Exemplary Cross-Field Scholarship, Honorable mention, AAA


2019        Jacob Climo Award, Association of Anthropology, Gerontology and the Life Course, AAA


2019        Best PhD pitch award, Amsterdam Institute of Social Science Research

2016        Science, Technology and Medicine/Society for Medical Anthropology Graduate Student Paper Prize

2009        Athabasca University Award in Anthropology and Honours List

2009        Athabasca University Undergraduate Outstanding Achievement Scholarship

2008        EUROPRIX European Multimedia Quality Seal for the online portal “WebPen”

2007        Athabasca University Academic Leadership Scholarship

Awards and recognitions
Grants and funding

2021        Seed grant for research proposal Animal Cares: A comparative of live and robot animals in elder care,  

               Amsterdam University Medical Center, Department of Ethics, Law and Humanities.


2013-18   TransGlobalHealth, Erasmus Mundus Program, Educational, Audiovisual & Culture Executive Agency    

               (EACEA) of the European Commission, PhD Grant, extended by AISSR, UvA.


2016        AISSR Ethnographic Writing Workshop funding


2015        AISSR Short Intensive Course on Material Semiotics funding


2013        NWO Open Access Grant


2006        Socrates Erasmus student exchange scholarship, University of Ljubljana


2005        School for Fieldstudies scholarship, Boston University


2005        Charles Nodier French Institute scholarship