Michael Lund is a Deputy Editor: Science and Technology for The Conversation in Australia, based in Brisbane. He has been a journalist for many years and worked for the BBC, ABC and as a feature writer for The Courier-Mail. He has won several awards and commendations for his work including a highly commended in the Walkley Awards. Michael has also worked as a tutor and lecturer in journalism with Queensland University of Technology. He has a long interest in science and technology and holds a BSc (hons) in Mathematics and Physics and a MSc in Pure Mathematics.