Welcome to the Performance Lab where the A-Prof Wilson leads a research team of eclectic mis-fits to observe, quantify & test all things performance-related from the animal kingdom to the sporting world.

 

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The Groote Eylandt Quoll gym

The Groote Eylandt Quoll gym

In press @ Functional Ecology 2017

Optimal running speeds when there is a trade-off between speed and the probability of mistakes - Nice work Ami, Chris, Melissa & Robbie !

Image: http://www.biodiversitywatch.org.au

Image: http://www.biodiversitywatch.org.au

In press @ Austral Ecology 2017

Jaime, Billy, Ami & Robbie celebrating "Fine tuning anti-predator responses: are the costs of inducible predator defences proportional to the magnitude of the responses?" - cracker job guys!

Performance in the Top End Heat & cyclones don't stop this lab testing motor skill in small mammals & humans - 2017 data collection has begun on Groote Eylandt !

Performance in the Top End

Heat & cyclones don't stop this lab testing motor skill in small mammals & humans - 2017 data collection has begun on Groote Eylandt !

 
Tropical Cyclone Albert marginally missing Groote Eylandt - Feb 2017 - Both Mammal and Human Research teams survived unscathed.

Tropical Cyclone Albert marginally missing Groote Eylandt - Feb 2017 - Both Mammal and Human Research teams survived unscathed.

 

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