Dr Morris Low's research interests include the history of Japanese science and technology, history of Australia-Japan relations, Japanese visual culture, and issues relating to identity.
His current research projects include: the history of nuclear power in Japan; and the history of Japan’s participation in international expositions and Olympic Games.
He is Editor of the East Asia Series of research monographs published by Routledge for the Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA).
From September 2011 through to the end of 2012, he was Acting Head of the School of Languages and Comparative Cultural Studies at UQ. For several years, he was an Adjunct Associate Professor at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, USA.