Michael's University Research Themes are:
- Biodiversity, ecology and conservation
- Risk analysis and biosecurity

His research interests are:
- Bayesian methods
- conservation biology
- environmental decision analysis
- ecological modelling
- risk analysis

Experience

  • 2014–present
    Professor, The University of Melbourne
  • 2007–2013
    Associate Professor, The University of Melbourne
  • 2001–2007
    Senior Ecologist, Australian Research Centre for Urban Ecology
  • 2000–2001
    Lecturer, The University of Melbourne
  • 1999–2000
    Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California Santa Barbara
  • 1995–1999
    Postdoctoral Fellow, The Australian National University

Education

  • 1995 
    The University of Melbourne, PhD