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Malcolm is a postdoctoral research fellow at Monash, affliated with the ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes. His current work examines the links between cold fronts and extreme weather such as fire weather, and has previously worked on investigating heatwaves and tropical meteorology. Malcolm submitted his PhD in 2016, looking at the links between tropical convection and global normal-mode atmospheric waves.

Research interests

  • Atmospheric dynamics
  • Cold fronts
  • Heatwaves
  • Normal-mode meteorology

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land

Education/Academic qualification

Atmospheric Science, PhD, University of Melbourne

Feb 201321 Nov 2016

Award Date: 27 May 2017

Physics, PhB, Australian National University (ANU)


Research area keywords

  • heatwave
  • cold front
  • atmospheric dynamics
  • Meteorology


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