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.