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, The Nature of the Beast and Sack the Economists. 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 40 (40 papers each with at least 40 citations, indicating significant international standing and influence).
Dynamic Earth: Plates, Plumes and Mantle Convection, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1999.
Mantle Convection for Geologists, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2011.