UWA Business School Professor Juan de Dios Ortuzar calls Perth a beautiful city. He also calls it unsustainable. The academic was in Perth for only a month, but he still noted the city's urban sprawl, the spacious lifestyle of big houses and even bigger blocks that will, he warned, come back to haunt us.
UWA Business School It would be a rare worker who has not felt pressure to be more productive. It would be an even rarer worker who hasn't felt tempted to cut corners in order to increase their productivity. However, for workers in safety-critical jobs, cutting corners can have very real consequences.
Knowing how an ostrich can run without wasting too much energy could help engineers build better prosthetic limbs and more efficient robots, according to a researcher at The University of Western Australia.
Four outstanding postgraduates at Qingdao Institute of Bioenergy and Bioprocess Technology in China were awarded a Dongke Zhang Scholarship by W/Prof Dongke Zhang FTSE on 15 October 2010.
The Dongke Zhang Scholarships were established early in 2010 by W/Professor Dongke Zhang FTSE and The Zhangs Family Trust to recognise and reward outstanding postgraduate research students, currently enrolled at Chinese Academy of Sciences, Qingdao Institute of Bioenergy and Bioprocess Technology.
Two Professors from The University of Western Australia are among the world's most cited plant scientists, according to the publisher of the two leading international journals for the advancement of plant science.