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Winthrop Professor, Plant Energy Biology, The University of Western Australia

BSc (Biochemistry) Leicester University, MA (Plant Sciences) Indiana University, PhD (Plant Biochemistry) Warwick University. Research Scientist at CSIRO Division of Plant Industry, Reader at the University of Edinburgh, ARC Federation Fellow and Winthrop Professor of Plant Biology at The University of Western Australia.
I conduct research on plant growth, environmental biology and bioenergy. I receive funding from the ARC, The Government of Western Australia, the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority of Western Australia, mining and biotechnology companies.


  • 2005–present
    Winthrop Professor of Plant Biology, The University of Western Australia


  • 1980 
    University of Warwick, PhD Plant Biochemistry

Research Areas

  • Plant Biology (0607)