• Sensory Ecology, Behavioural Ecology, Evolutionary Ecology, Reciprocal effects of Ecology, Behaviour and Sensory Physiology on Evolution.
  • All of my research has been in the wet tropics, first in South and Central America and since 1988 in Australia.
  • Most commonly I work with freshwater fishes and bowerbirds, but I've also worked on Frogs, Lizards, Snakes and several groups of insects.
  • 2019 to present - Adjunct Professor of Zoology, James Cook University (Cairns, Australia)
  • 2012 to 2020 - Alfred Deakin Professor, Deakin University (Australia)
  • 1998 to 2019 - Adjunct Professor of Zoology, James Cook University (Townsville, Australia)
  • 2010 to 2012 - Professor of Sensory Ecology & Evolution, Deakin Centre for Integrative Ecology, Deakin University (Geelong, Australia)
  • 1997 to 2005 - Member, Cooperative Research Center for Tropical Rainforest Ecology and Management (Cairns, Australia)
  • 1996 to 1998 - Professor of Zoology, James Cook University (Townsville, Australia)
Research Disciplines
Socio-Economic Objectives
  • 2012 - Alfred Deakin Professor
  • 2020 - Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS)
  • 2012 - Australian Academy of Sciences
  • 2007 - American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • 2012 - Royal Society of Victoria (Australia
  • 2020 - Hamilton Lecture

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