He is a retired Senior Fellow (now a Visiting Fellow) in geophysics in the Research School of Earth Sciences at the Australian National University, http://people.rses.anu.edu.au/davies_g/.
In economics he is the author of Economia, Sack the Economists, The Little Green Economics Book and Economy, Society, Nature. He has also published two papers with the World Economics Association and several discussions on their blog site. See more detail here.
He has long experience in assessing fractious scientific debates on difficult topics. His commentaries have appeared in The Drum Unleashed, Eureka Street, The Canberra Times, New Matilda, Australasian Science , On Line Opinion and Independent Australia. He has lectured on New Science and Old Wisdom and Playing With Superfire (the misapplication of technology to biological systems).
He has authored over 100 scientific papers and two scientific books and has a Hirsch index of 42 (42 papers each with at least 42 citations, indicating significant international standing and influence).
In 2005 he was awarded the inaugural Augustus Love medal for geodynamics by the European Geosciences Union. He was selected in 1992 as a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union, an honour accorded to 0.1% of the membership in any given year.
Dynamic Earth: Plates, Plumes and Mantle Convection, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1999.
Mantle Convection for Geologists, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2011.