Ron holds a B.A. (Hons) and a Ph.D., both in fluvial geomorphology.
He has held lecturing and research positions at the University of New England (Australia), Griffith University, the University of Sunshine Coast (Queensland), the University of Queensland, Turku University (Finland), and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (People’s Republic of China). He has also initiated and directed a research institute in environmental sustainability and established two research stations in natural resource management.
Ron is now part of the Creation Ministries International (CMI) team in Brisbane, where he works as a researcher, writer and speaker. His articles are now appearing in Creation magazine and the Journal of Creation.