Personal profile


Mike works in the School of Chemistry at Monash University as an Associate Professor

Mike's research areas of interest are:

  • Aquatic chemistry of lakes, rivers and estuaries
  • Biogeochemical cycling of nutrients (N, P, S and C)
  • Environmental analytical chemistry
  • Using stable isotopes to investigate aquatic nutrient cycling and ecosystem functioning
  • Aquatic ecosystem process measurements (e.g. whole stream metabolism, denitrification)
  • Investigating the effects of urbanization on aquatic ecosystems
  • Integrating Science into Natural Resource Management
  • Ecosystem Ecology


  • Aquatic Chemistry

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Projects 2003 2020

Research Output 1997 2018

Lanthanide complexes for luminescence-based sensing of low molecular weight analytes

Aulsebrook, M. L., Graham, B., Grace, M. R. & Tuck, K. L. 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : Coordination Chemistry Reviews. 30 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Modified Gold Nanoparticles for the Temperature-Dependent Colorimetric Detection of Mercury and Methylmercury

Aulsebrook, M. L., Watkins, E., Grace, M. R., Graham, B. & Tuck, K. L. 21 Feb 2018 In : ChemistrySelect. 3, 7, p. 2088-2091 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

A luminogenic lanthanide-based probe for the highly selective detection of nanomolar sulfide levels in aqueous samples

Aulsebrook, M., Biswas, S., Leaver, F. M., Grace, M. R., Graham, B., Barrios, A. M. & Tuck, K. L. 2017 In : Chemical Communications. 53, 36, p. 4911-4914 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Application of ferrihydrite and calcite as composite sediment capping materials in a eutrophic lake

Yu, X., Grace, M. R., Sun, G. & Zou, Y. 13 Nov 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Soils and Sediments. p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Consequences of altered temperature regimes for emerging freshwater invertebrates

Sardiña, P., Beardall, J., Beringer, J., Grace, M. & Thompson, R. M. 2017 In : Aquatic Sciences. 79, 2, p. 265-276 12 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle