AirRater ACT Pollen Lead
Professor of Natural History
Director of the School of Culture, History and Language
Australian National University
Australian National University Profile
Simon, who also goes by @thatpollenguy, is both the pollen lead for AirRater in the ACT and the creator of the popular reporting and forecasting site Canberra Pollen. He is also developing e-Research tools in palaeoecology such as the Australasian Pollen and Spore Atlas. His research centres on long-term interactions between humans and the environment – reconstructing past environmental change to gain a better understanding of the state of our current environment as well as the implications for the future.
He is the Director of Australia National University’s School of Culture, History and Language and a Chief Investigator in the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Australian Biodiversity and Heritage.