Melbourne's wild January weather explained
Hailstorms in summer, and sub-20-degree days closely followed by plus-40-degree days. Is it a harbinger of our changing climate, a response to some major atmospheric unrest, or just a series of unfortunate events?
Bushfire smoke and your health
Melbourne is again blanketed in smoke from bushfires, but the health implications from it may not be known for years.
Where there's a will...
Rather than reacting when disaster strikes, there's plenty we can do to prevent catastrophic bushfires.
The difficulty in forecasting volcanic eruptions
What is it that makes volcanoes erupt and why it is so difficult for us to understand their violent nature?
Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellow, School of Earth, Atmosphere and Environment
Research Fellow, School of Earth Atmosphere and Environment
Professor of clinical epidemiology, Public Health and Preventive medicine
Professor, School of Rural Health
Senior Lecturer, School of Psychological Sciences