2022 Honorary Doctorate in Neuroscience and Communication from Brunel University
2022 The critically acclaimed Joined up Thinking is published with Hodder
2019 'Rising Star in Biological Sciences' by Nature
2019 The Sunday Times Bestselling book The Science of Fate is published with Hodder.
2017 Named as a judge for the 2018 Welcome Book Prize
2015 Named as 'Star of the Hay Literary Festival 2015'
2014 'Alumna of the Year', Brunel University
2014 'Top 100 UK Practising Scientist', Science Council
2013 'Inspirational and Successful Woman in Science', University of Cambridge
2006 Awarded Kingsley Bye-Fellowship, Magdalene College, Cambridge
2003-07 PhD funding awarded by the Medical Research Council and GlaxoSmithKline
2003 Awarded three undergraduate University Prizes: Lecturers' Prize for Top Biologist; Institute of Biology Top Biological Sciences Student; University Prize (3 awarded per year), Brunel University