Michael has taught Biology at the Institute since 1978 and has corrected Leaving Certificate Biology papers for a number of years. He is a member of the Irish Science Teachers’ Association and is a Chartered Biologist (CBiol, MSB) with the Institute of Biology, London. He is the author of numerous textbooks including the leading Leaving Certificate textbook Biology, Revisewise for Leaving Certificate Biology and Get the Points (Biology). He is the co-author of the Junior Certificate text Exploring Science, Revisewise for Junior Certificate Science and numerous ancillary Science books. He has authored a number of Biology and Science CDs and a DVD of Biology experiments.