Raoul Mulder is an Associate Professor at the University of Melbourne. His research focuses on mating systems, social behaviour and communication. He has studied a wide range of birds - from paradise flycatchers in Madagascar, to black swans in Australia. He has received several teaching grants and awards, including two national awards for Australian University Teaching, and has a particular interest in peer supported learning. In his free time Raoul enjoys swimming, home DIY and effortlessly trouncing Mark Elgar in a variety of word games.