Anikó completed her PhD at Macquarie University in 2019. Prior to her studies in Australia, she spent 5 years as a research consultant at the Smithsonian US National Museum of Natural History. She is a member of the Evolution of Terrestrial Ecosystems program, which researches community assembly processes of terrestrial animals and plants on geological timescales. She is currently a research fellow working with David Keith on risk assessment models for Antarctic ecosystems.
2020 Science Achievement Award for Best Paper of 2019 from the US National Museum of Natural History
2019 Student Service Award from Macquarie University for promoting digital literacy through the Macquarie R users group.
2017 Science Achievement Award for Best Paper of 2016 from the US National Museum of Natural History
2010 Virginia Herpetological Society Richard L. Hoffman Award for best student presentation.