I'm an ecosystem modeller working to predict the likely impacts of global change on vegetation, both in Australia and worldwide. My research includes plant ecosystem responses to rising CO2 concentrations, warming temperatures, heat extremes, and drought.

Experience

  • 2015–present
    Professor, Western Sydney University
  • 2013–2014
    Associate Professor, Macquarie University

Education

  • 1996 
    UNSW, PhD
  • 1989 
    Univ Adelaide, B. Sc. (Maths) Hons.

Grants and Contracts

  • 2018
    Brown is the new green: grassland responses to drought and heat
    Role:
    Lead CI
    Funding Source:
    Australian Research Council
  • 2016
    To grow or to store: do plants hedge their bets?
    Role:
    Lead CI
    Funding Source:
    Australian Research Council
  • 2014
    Identifying regions of high drought mortality risk for tree species in NSW
    Role:
    Lead CI
    Funding Source:
    Australian Research Council
  • 2012
    Trading water for carbon: a synthesis of plant water-use efficiency from leaf to globe.
    Role:
    Lead CI
    Funding Source:
    Australian Research Council
  • 2010
    Elevated CO2 effects on vegetation: repairing the disconnect between experiments and models
    Role:
    Lead CI
    Funding Source:
    Australian Research Council