Shinichi is a Professor at UNSW, Sydney (Australia), the Deputy Director of Research at the Evolution & Ecology Research Centre, EERC at UNSW, and an elected member of the Society of Research Synthesis Methods; he is also a Cochrane-review author. In addition to empirical papers on various topics in ecology and evolution, he has published over 60 meta-analyses and 30 methodological papers, which include a new effect size static (lnCVR) and various new methods (e.g., phylogenetic multilevel meta-analysis and R-squared for mixed models).