Associate Professor Michael Bulmer

Associate Professor

School of Mathematics and Physics
Faculty of Science
+61 7 336 57905


Research Impacts

The Islands simulation is used to support teaching and learning statistics at numerous institutions in Australia and overseas, and now at a growing number of high schools.


  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education, The University of Queensland
  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Tasmania
  • Bachelor (Honours) of Science (Advanced), University of Tasmania
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Tasmania


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Book Chapter

  • Murthy, D. N. Pra, Baik, Jaiwook, Wilson, Richard J. and Bulmer, Michael (2006). Two-Dimensional Failure Modeling. Handbook of Engineering. (pp. 97-111) edited by Hoang Pham. London: Springer-Verlag. doi: 10.1007/978-1-84628-288-1_5

  • Bulmer, M. and Eccleston, J. A. (2003). Photocopier reliability modelling using evolutionary algorithms. Case Studies in Reliability and Maintenance. (pp. 399-422) edited by W. R. Blischke and D. N. P. Murthy. New Jersey: Wiley. doi: 10.1002/0471393002.ch18

Journal Article

Conference Publication

Edited Outputs

  • Bulmer, M., McCrae, B. and Stacey, K. eds. (2000). Proceedings of the Mathematics 2000 Festival. Mathematics 2000 Festival, University of Melbourne, 10-13 January 2000. Adelaide: AAMT.

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

Completed Supervision