Alistair is a post-doc at the University of Sydney in the Charles Perkins Centre, and is affiliated with the Schools of Life and Environmental Sciences, and Mathematics and Statistics. He has authored around 20 papers on meta-analyses, including a number related to the development and application of the lnCVR metric for variance. From a biological perspective he is interested in questions surrounding evolutionary ecology, diet and life-history, and a number of his meta-analyses address related questions.