Martin is science advisor to the Atlas of Living Australia and a visiting fellow at the Fenner School of Environment & Society at the Australian National University. His research focusses on how scientific information can be used to mitigate human impacts on the environment, via a combination of empirical ecology and evidence synthesis. Martin leads the metaverse project for linking evidence synthesis packages in R. He is also the creator of revtools, an R package for screening scientific information, and a contributor to several other projects including eviatlas and PredicTER.