Academia is a small world and just how small was brought home to Professor Shane Maloney from the School of Anatomy, Physiology and Human Biology two years ago. He has always enjoyed working in South Africa, having spent three years as a post-doc at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg in the early 1990s, where he did some work on temperature regulation in ostriches.
Postgraduate students Angela Spence and Marcus Lee from the School of Sport Science, Exercise and Health received awards at the 2011 Australian Conference of Science and Medicine in Sport (ACSMS) held in Fremantle in October.
The world's most powerful telescope - the new Square Kilometre Array (SKA) - is likely to need the world's biggest computer to handle the incredible amount of data it will produce - and the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) is working out how to do it without breaking the bank.
UWA Business School Investors who use the volume of shares traded to predict the volatility of stock prices may have greater luck in a bear market than a bull market, new Australian research has found.