Vice-Chancellor's Award for Early Career Academic Excellence


Emily Roycroft was awarded the Vice-Chancellor's Award for Early Career Academic Excellence for 2023.

Only 2.5 years after completing her PhD, Dr Roycroft’s academic career continues to gather impressive momentum. Her research has generated new insights into the evolution and diversity of Australia’s globally unique vertebrates. In the last 12 months alone, she has been awarded over $850,000 in funding from the Australian Research Council. She is also dedicated to encouraging female participation in STEM and is a trusted expert source for major media outlets.