Professor mike bull research fund for early career nature scientists


The late Professor Michael Bull has left a wonderful legacy in animal behaviour, ecology and conservation. Mike was an outstanding scientist and was well known and revered for his mentorship of students.


Mike-Bull-PBT-day-2014-1-crop.jpgMike's gentle demeanour and relaxed style belied a sharp mind and determination to ensure success.

Working with Mike's family, a group of colleagues have responded to numerous requests to develop a lasting legacy best reflecting his contribution to students, organisations and environmental research.


Your donation to the Professor Mike Bull Research Fund for Early Career Nature Scientists will support:

  • a medal for academic excellence, BB-Sleepy-Lizard-2.jpg
  • an early career nature scientist with funding to further their career, and/or
  • the ongoing biological survey of Tiliqua rugosa (sleepy lizards).

With the funds managed through Nature Foundation, applications for the award will be encouraged from across Australia, with the research or career supported furthering nature science in Australia.

Thank you for your generosity. In making this donation, you are sharing and growing the legacy of Mike's deep contribution.

Download a brochure here or donate online now (pop-up payment page will appear).

The Mike Bull Award for Early Career Nature Scientists

The Mike Bull Award for Early Career Nature Scientists is awarded annually as part of Nature Foundation's Grants Program. For information about the Award, including how to apply, see the Mike Bull Fund page and Grants Program Guidelines.