Science, Medicine and Health was formed in 2013 following an organisational restructure. It comprised an amalgamation of the former Faculty of Science, Graduate School of Medicine and Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences. Related series: Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health - Papers.


Papers from 2012

Luminescence characteristics and dose distributions for quartz and feldspar grains from Mumba rockshelter, Tanzania, Luke A. Gliganic, Zenobia Jacobs, and Richard G. Roberts

New ages for middle and later Stone Age deposits at Mumba rockshelter, Tanzania: optically stimulated luminescence dating of quartz and feldspar grains, Luke Gliganic, Zenobia Jacobs, Richard Roberts, M Dominguez-Rodrigo, and A Mabulla

Chilling out in 'cosmopolitan country': urban/rural hybridity and the construction of Daylesford as a 'lesbian and gay rural idyll', Andrew W. Gorman-Murray, Gordon R. Waitt, and Chris Gibson


A Fourier transform infrared trace gas and isotope analyser for atmospheric applications, D W. T Griffith, N M. Deutscher, C Caldow, G Kettlewell, M Riggenbach, and S Hammer


A comparison of spatially explicit and classic regression modelling of live coral cover using hyperspectral remote-sensing data in the Al Wajh lagoon, Red Sea, S Hamylton


Comparing the information content of coral reef geomorphological and biological habitat maps, Amirantes Archipelago (Seychelles), Western Indian Ocean, S Hamylton, S Andrefouet, and T Spencer

Hyperspectral remote sensing of the geomorphic features and habitats of the Al Wajh Bank reef systems, Saudi Arabia, Red Sea, Sarah Hamylton

Observations of dugongs at Aldabra Atoll, western Indian Ocean: lagoon habitat mapping and spatial analysis of sighting records, Sarah M. Hamylton, Annelise B. Hagan, and Naomi Doak


Development of a spatial data infrastructure for coastal management in the Amirante Islands, Seychelles, Sarah M. Hamylton and Justin Prosper


Spatial modelling of benthic cover using remote sensing data in the Aldabra lagoon, western Indian Ocean, Sarah Hamylton, Tom Spencer, and A Hagan


Coral reefs and reef islands of the Amirantes Archipelago, Western Indian Ocean, Sarah Hamylton, Tom Spencer, and Annelise B. Hagan

Police witness identification images: a geometric morphometric analysis, Susan Hayes and Cameron Tullberg


Decentring 1788: beyond biotic nativeness, Lesley M. Head

Earthly indifference and human difference. Book review symposium - Inhuman Nature: Sociable Life on a Dynamic Planet by Nigel Clark, Lesley M. Head


Ingrained: a human bio-geography of wheat, Lesley M. Head, Jennifer Atchison, and Alison Gates


Becoming differently modern: Geographic contributions to a generative climate politics, Lesley M. Head and Christopher R. Gibson

The adoption of landmarks for territorial boundaries, Stephen Heap, Phillip Byrne, and Devi Stuart-Fox

Variation in the effect of repeated intrusions on calling behavior in a territorial toadlet, Stephen Heap, Devi Stuart-fox, and Phillip Byrne

Synthesis of alkaloid-like compounds via the bridging Ritter reaction, Chulida Hemtasin, Alison T. Ung, Somdej Kanokmedhakul, Kwanjai Kanokmedhakul, Roger Bishop, Thanaphat Satraruji, and David Bishop

Conserved anchorless surface proteins as group A Streptococcal vaccine candidates, Anna Henningham, Emiliano Chiarot, Christine M. Gillen, Jason N. Cole, Manfred Rohde, Marcus Fulde, Vidiya Ramachandran, Amanda J. Cork, Jon Hartas, Graham Magor, Steven P. Djordjevic, Stuart J. Cordwell, Bostjan Kobe, Kadaba S. Sriprakash, Victor Nizet, G S. Chhatwal, Immaculada Y. R Margarit, Michael R. Batzloff, and Mark J. Walker

Late Palaeolithic core reduction strategies in Dhofar, Oman, Yamandu H. Hilbert, Jeffrey Rose, and Richard Roberts

Non-linear dynamics and attractors for the entrance state of a tidal estuary, J B. Hinwood, Errol J. McLean, and B C. Wilson


Evidence of animal mtDNA recombination between divergent populations of the potato cyst nematode Globodera pallida, Angelique H. Hoolahan, Vivian C. Blok, Tracey Gibson, and Mark Dowton


CNT/conducting polymer composite conductors impart high flexibility to textile electroluminescent devices, Bin Hu, Dapeng Li, Prakash Manandharm, Qinguo Fan, Dayalan Kasilingam, and Paul D. Calvert


Atmospheric tomography: a bayesian inversion technique for determining the rate and location of fugitive emissions, Ruhi Humphries, Charles Jenkins, Ray Leuning, Steve Zegelin, David Griffith, Christopher Caldow, Henry Berko, and Andrew Feitz

Anti-cancer activity of an acid-labile N-alkylisatin conjugate targeting the transferrin receptor, Vineesh Indira Chandran, Lidia Matesic, Julie M. Locke, Danielle Skropeta, Marie Ranson, and Kara L. Vine

Paleoenvironmental changes on the northeastern and southwestern Black Sea shelves during the Holocene, Elena V. Ivanova, Ivar O. Murdmaa, Maria S. Karpuk, Eugene I. Schornikov, Fabienne Marret, Thomas M. Cronin, Ilya V. Buynevich, and Elena A. Platonova

Single-grain OSL chronologies for Middle Palaeolithic deposits at El Mnasra and El Harhoura 2, Morocco: Implications for Late Pleistocene human-environment interactions along the Atlantic coast of northwest Africa, Zenobia Jacobs, Richard Roberts, Roland Nespoulet, M A. El Hajraoui, and Andre Debenath


Activation of the damage-associated molecular pattern receptor P2X7 induces interleukin-1B release from canine monocytes, Iman Jalilian, Michelle Peranec, Belinda L. Curtis, Aine Seavers, Mari Spildrejorde, Vanessa Sluyter, and Ronald Sluyter

Drunken mobilities: backpackers, alcohol, 'doing place', Mark Jayne, Chris Gibson, Gordon R. Waitt, and Gill Valentine

Magma to mud to magma:Rapid crustal recycling by Permian granite magmatism near the eastern Gondwana margin, Heejin Jeon, Ian S. Williams, and Bruce W. Chappell

Examination of forensic entomology evidence using computed tomography scanning:case studies and refinement of techniques for estimating maggot mass volumes in bodies, Aidan Johnson, Melanie Archer, Lyndie Leigh-Shaw, Mike Pais, Chris O'Donnell, and James Wallman

Experimental and casework validation of ambient temperature corrections in forensic entomology, Aidan P. Johnson, James F. Wallman, and Melanie S. Archer


Comparisons of observed and modeled OH and HO 2 concentrations during the ambient measurement period of the HOxComp field campaign, Y Kanaya, A Hofzumahaus, H-P Dorn, T Brauers, H Fuchs, F Holland, F Rohrer, B Bohn, R Tillmann, Rebekah Wegener, A Wahner, Y Kajii, K Miyamoto, S Nishida, K Watanabe, A Yoshino, Dagmar C. Kubistin, M Martinez, M Rudolf, H Harder, H Berresheim, T Elste, C Plass-Dulmer, G Stange, J Kleffmann, Y Elshorbany, and U Schurath

Community composition of carrion-breeding blowflies (Diptera: Calliphoridae) along an urban gradient in south-eastern Australia, Christopher R.J Kavazos and James F. Wallman


Larval tolerance to salinity in three species of Australian Anuran: An indication of saline specialisation in Litoria aurea, Brian D. Kearney, Phillip G. Byrne, and Richard D. Reina

Anticancer and antibacterial activities of the isolated compounds from Solanum spirale Roxb. leaves, Sukanya Keawsa-ard, Surapol Natakankitkul, Saisunee Liawruangrath, Aphiwat Teerawutkulrag, Kongkiat Trisuwan, Patchanee Charoenying, Stephen G. Pyne, and Boonsom Liawruangrath

Shore platform development on an uplifting limestone island over multiple sea-level cycles, Niue, South Pacific, David Kennedy, T Helene Marsters, Josephine Woods, and Colin D. Woodroffe

Alluvium of antiquity: Polycyclic terraces in a confined bedrock valley, S J. Kermode, T J. Cohen, I V. Reinfelds, G C. Nanson, and T J. Pietsch


Validation of IASI FORLI carbon monoxide retrievals using FTIR data from NDACC, T Kerzenmacher, B Dils, N Kumps, T Blumenstock, C Clerbaux, P F. Coheur, P Demoulin, Omaira Garcia, M George, David W. Griffith, F Hase, J Hadji-Lazaro, D Hurtmans, Nicholas B. Jones, E Mahieu, Justus Notholt, Clare Paton-Walsh, U Raffalski, T Ridder, M Schneider, C Servais, and M De Maziere


The isolation of bioactive flavonoids from Jacaranda obtusifolia H. B. K. ssp. rhombifolia (G. F. W. Meijer) Gentry, Sorachai Khamsan, Saisunee Liawruangrath, Aphiwat Teerawutkulrag, Stephen G. Pyne, Mary J. Garson, and Boonsom Liawruangrath


Gelapin, a degradable genipin cross-linked gelatin hydrogel, Damian Kirchmajer, C Watson, Marie Ranson, and Marc in het Panhuis


Conducting sensitive research in the present and past tense: recounting the stories of current and former child domestic workers, Natascha Klocker


Doing participatory action research and doing a PhD: words of encouragement for prospective students, Natascha Klocker


Commentary: Career progress relative to opportunity: how many papers is a baby 'worth'?, Natascha Klocker and Danielle Drozdzewski


Living together but apart: material geographies of everyday sustainability in extended family households, Natascha Klocker, Chris Gibson, and Erin Borger


Observed and simulated time evolution of HCl, ClONO2, and HF total column abundances, R Kohlhepp, R Ruhnke, M P Chipperfield, M De Maziere, J Notholt, S Barthlott, R L. Batchelor, R D. Blatherwick, Th Blumenstock, M T. Coffey, P Demoulin, H Fast, W Feng, A Goldman, D W. T Griffith, K Hamann, J W. Hannigan, F Hase, N B. Jones, A Kagawa, I Kaiser, Y Kasai, O Kirner, W Kouker, R Lindenmaier, E Mahieu, R L. MITTERMEIER, B Monge-Sanz, I Morino, I Murata, H Nakajima, M Palm, Clare Paton-Walsh, U Raffalski, Th Reddmann, M Rettinger, C P. Rinsland, E Rozanov, M Schneider, C Senten, C Servais, B M. Sinnhuber, D Smale, K Strong, R Sussmann, J R. Taylor, G Vanhaelewyn, T Warneke, C Whaley, M Wiehle, and S W. Wood

Gas-phase reactions of aryl radicals with 2-butyne: an experimental and theoretical investigation employing the N-methyl-pyridinium-4-yl radical cation, Adrian K Y Lam, Cong Li, George Khairallah, Benjamin B. Kirk, Stephen J. Blanksby, Adam J. Trevitt, Uta Wille, Richard A. J. O'Hair, and Gabriel da Silva

Seasonal field metabolic rate and water influx of captive-bred reintroduced yellow-footed rock-wallabies (Petrogale xanthopus celeris), Steven Lapidge and Adam J. Munn

Using infrared imagery to test for quadrat-level temperature variation and effects on the early life history of a rocky-shore barnacle, Justin Adam Lathlean, David J. Ayre, and Todd E. Minchinton


Manipulating thermal stress on rocky shores to predict patterns of recruitment of marine invertebrates under a changing climate, Justin A. Lathlean and Todd E. Minchinton

Late Quaternary megafans, fans and fluvio-aeolian interactions in the Bolivian Chaco, Tropical South America, Edgardo M. Latrubesse, Jose C. Stevaux, Edipo H. Cremon, Jan-Hendrik May, Sonia H. Tatumi, Martin A. Hurtado, Maximiliano Bezada, and Jaime B. Argollo

Using trace elements in particulate matter to identify the sources of semivolatile organic contaminants in air at an alpine site, Karen S. Lavin, Kimberly J. Hageman, Samuel K. Marx, Peter W. Dillingham, and Balz S. Kamber

Impact of copper exposure on Pseudo-nitzschia spp. physiology and domoic acid production, Aurelle Lelong, Dianne F. Jolley, Philippe Soudant, and Helene Hegaret

An improved bathymetric model for the modern and palaeo Lake Eyre, J X. Leon and T J. Cohen


A reply to the comments by Thomsen et al. on "Luminescence dating of K-feldspar from sediments: a protocol without anomalous fading correction", Bo Li and Shenghua Li


Luminescence dating of Chinese loess beyond 130 ka using the non-fading signal from K-feldspar, Bo Li and Shenghua Li

Proximal effects of ultraviolet light absorbers and polymer matrix in the photostability of b-carotene, Dapeng Li, Paul D. Calvert, Anubhav Tripathi, Kenneth Morabito, Kristin G. Steeley, Charlene Mello, and Nina C. Shapley


Dissociation of ERK signalling inhibition from the anti-amyloidogenic action of synthetic ceramide analogues, Hongyun Li, Genevieve Evin, Andrew F. Hill, Ya Hui HUNG, Ashley I. BUSH, and Brett Garner

Reactive oxygen species are second messengers of neurokinin signaling in peripheral sensory neurons, John E. Linley, Lezanne Ooi, Louisa Pettinger, Hannah Kirton, John P. Boyle, Chris Peers, and Nikita Gamper

Mid- to late-Holocene fluvial activity behind pre-Columbian social complexity in the southwestern Amazon basin, Umberto Lombardo, Jan-Hendrik May, and Heinz Veit

Insights into the cut edge corrosion of 55% Al-Zn metal coating on steel from simultaneous electrochemical polarization and localised pH sensing experiments, Troy A. Lowe, Gordon G. Wallace, and Aaron K. Neufeld


Direct exfoliation of graphite with a porphyrin - Creating functionalizable nanographene hybrids, Jenny Malig, Adam W. I Stephenson, Pawel Wagner, Gordon G. Wallace, David L. Officer, and Dirk M. Guldi


Molecular mechanisms used by chaperones to reduce the toxicity of aberrant protein oligomers, Benedetta Mannini, Roberta Cascella, Mariagiola Zampagni, Maria van Waarde-Verhagen, Sarah Meehan, Cintia Roodveldt, Silvia Campioni, Matilde Boninsegna, Amanda Penco, Annalisa Relini, Harm H. Kampinga, Christopher M. Dobson, Mark R. Wilson, Cristina Cecchi, and Fabrizio Chiti

Priming the engine of DNA synthesis, Robyn E. Mansfield and Nicholas E. Dixon


The first mitochondrial genome for the wasp superfamily Platygastroidea: the egg parasitoid Trissolcus basalis, Meng Mao, Alejandro Valerio, Andrew D. Austin, Mark Dowton, and Norman F. Johnson

Backbone assignment of fully protonated solid proteins by 1H detection and ultrafast magic-angle-spinning NMR spectroscopy, Alessandro Marchetti, Stefan Jehle, Michele Felletti, Michael J. Knight, Yao Wang, Zhi-Qiang Xu, Ah-Young Park, Gottfried Otting, Anne Lesage, Lyndon Emsley, Nicholas E. Dixon, and Guido Pintacuda


Behavioural adaptation of a bird from transient wetland specialist to an urban resident, John Martin, Kristine O. French, and Richard Major


Are competitive effects of native species on an invader mediated by water availability?, Tanya J. Mason, Kristine French, and Ken Russell

Polyelectrolyte complex materials consisting of antibacterial and cell-supporting layers, Khairul Anuar Mat Amin, Kerry J. Gilmore, Jake Matic, Stephen Poon, Mark J. Walker, Mark R. Wilson, and Marc in het Panhuis


Reinforced materials based on chitosan, TiO2 and Ag composites, Khairul Anuar Mat Amin and Marc in het Panhuis


Synthesis and anti-leukaemic activity of pyrrolo[3,2,1-hi]indole-1,2- diones, pyrrolo[3,2,1-ij]quinoline-1,2-diones and other polycyclic isatin derivatives, Lidia Matesic, Julie M. Locke, Kara Vine, Marie Ranson, John B. Bremner, and Danielle Skropeta


From ecophysiology to phenomics: some implications of photoprotection and shade-sun acclimation in situ for dynamics of thylakoids in vitro, Shizue Matsubara, Britta Forster, Melinda Waterman, Sharon A. Robinson, Barry J. Pogson, Brian Gunning, and Barry Osmond


Climate change, fuel and fire behaviour in a eucalypt forest, Stuart Matthews, Andrew L. Sullivan, Penny Watson, and Richard J. Williams


Channel adjustments in response to the operation of large dams: the upper reach of the lower Yellow River, Yuanxu Ma, He Qing Huang, Gerald C. Nanson, Yongi Li, and Wenyi Yao


The role of streptokinase as a virulence determinant of streptococcus pyogenes - potential for therapeutic targeting, Jason D. McArthur, Simon M. Cook, Carola Venturini, and Mark J. Walker


Evidence of ENSO mega-drought triggered collapse of prehistory Aboriginal society in northwest Australia, Hamish McGowan, Samuel K. Marx, P Moss, and Andrew Hammond

Late Quaternary extraglacial cold-climate deposits in low and mid-altitude Tasmania and their climatic implications, P D. McIntosh, R Eberhard, A Slee, P Moss, David M. Price, P Donaldson, R Doyle, and J Martins

Integrating climate and ocean change vulnerability into conservation planning, Elizabeth Mcleod, Alison Green, Edward Game, Kenneth Anthony, Joshua Cinner, Scott F. Heron, Joanie Kleypas, Catherine E. Lovelock, John M. Pandolfi, Robert L. Pressey, Rodney Salm, Steve Schill, and Colin Woodroffe

Notes on the distribution of 31 species of Sarcophagidae (Diptera) in Australia, including new records in Australia for eight species, Kelly A. Meiklejohn, Mark Dowton, and James F. Wallman


Soil chemistry: understanding phosphorus in the environment, Paul Milham, Warwick Dougherty, Robert John Morrison, Robert Graham Clark, Ronald Smernik, Ashlea Doolette, Lucy Burkitt, Damian Collins, Rebeca Alvarez, and Andrew Thomas

Investigation into the effect of nano-silica on the protective properties of polyurethane coatings, D J. Mills, S S. Jamali, and K Paprocka

Application of mixture experimental design to optimize formulation and performance of thermoplastic road markings, S M. Mirabedini, S S. Jamali, M Haghayegh, M Sharifi, A S. Mirabedini, and R Hashemi-Nasab

Fibronectin and bovine serum albumin adsorption and conformational dynamics on inherently conducting polymers: A QCM-D study, Paul J. Molino, Michael J. Higgins, Peter C. Innis, Robert M. I Kapsa, and Gordon G. Wallace

Hydrophobic conducting polymer films from post deposition thiol exposure, Paul J. Molino, Gordon G. Wallace, and Timothy W. Hanks

Does the oxidative stress theory of aging explain longevity differences in birds? I. Mitochondrial ROS production, Magdalene K. Montgomery, A J. Hulbert, and William A. Buttemer

Metabolic rate and membrane fatty acid composition in birds: a comparison between long-living parrots and short-living fowl, Magdalene K. Montgomery, Anthony J. Hulbert, and William A. Buttemer


Conservation planning in a cross-cultural context: the Wunambal Gaambera Healthy Country Project in the Kimberley, Western Australia, Heather Moorcroft, Emma Ignjic, Stuart Cowell, John Goonack, Sylvester Mangolomara, Janet Oobagooma, Regina Karadada, Dianna Williams, and Neil Waina


Long-range correlations in Fourier transform infrared, satellite, and modeled CO in the Southern Hemisphere, Olaf Morgenstern, Guang Zeng, Stephen W. Wood, John Robinson, Dan Smale, Clare Paton-Walsh, Nicholas B. Jones, and David W. T Griffith

Synthesis and characterization of perylene-bithiophene-triphenylamine triads: Studies on the effect of alkyl-substitution in p-type NiO based photocathodes, Attila J. Mozer, Yi-Bing Cheng, A Mishra, Udo Bach, Andrew Nattestad, Peter Bauerle, Satvasheel Powar, Elena Mena-Osteritz, and Martin Weidelener

Retention of different-sized particles and derived gut fill estimate in tammar wallabies (Macropus eugenii): physiological and methodological considerations, Adam J. Munn, Susie Tomlinson, Tom Savage, and Marcus Clauss

Energy and water use by invasive goats (Capra hircus) in an Australian rangeland, and a caution against using broad-scale allometry to predict species-specific requirements, A J. Munn, C E. Cooper, B Russell, T J. Dawson, S R. McLeod, and S K. Maloney

Using X-ray absorption spectroscopy and microprobe synchrotron radiation-X-ray fluorescence imaging for understanding the mode of action of arsenic anti-leukaemia agents, Kristie Munro, Carolyn T. Dillon, H H, Z. Cai, B. Lai, S Vogt, and M Cheah

Insight to ecosystem based approach (EBA) at landscape level using a geospatial medium, Nidhi Nagabhatla, Sonali S. Sellamuttu, A Ghosh Bobba, Max Finlayson, Rohan Wickramasuriya, Martin Van Brakel, S Narendra Prasad, and Chiranjibi Pattanaik

Liquid deposition patterning of conducting polymer ink onto hard and soft flexible substrates via dip-pen nanolithography, Hiroshi Nakashima, Michael J. Higgins, Cathal O'Connell, Keiichi Torimitsu, and Gordon G. Wallace

Amyloid-β oligomers are sequestered by both intracellular and extracellular chaperones, P Narayan, Sarah Meehan, John Carver, Mark R. Wilson, C M Dobson, and D Klenerman


The extracellular chaperone clusterin sequesters oligomeric forms of the amyloid-beta 1-40 peptide, Priyanka Narayan, Angel Orte, Richard W. Clarke, Benedetta Bolognesi, Sharon Hook, Kristina A. Ganzinger, Sarah Meehan, Mark R. Wilson, Christopher M. Dobson, and David Klenerman


Beyond barcoding: A mitochondrial genomics approach to molecular phylogenetics and diagnostics of blowflies (Diptera: Calliphoridae), Leigh Nelson, Christine L. Lambkin, Philip Batterham, James F. Wallman, Mark P. Dowton, Michael F. Whiting, David K. Yeates, and Stephen L. Cameron

Canopy conundrums: building on the Biosphere 2 experience to scale measurements of inner and outer canopy photoprotection from the leaf to the landscape, Caroline J. Nichol, Roland Pieruschka, Kotaro Takayama, Britta Forster, Zbigniew Kolber, Uwe Rascher, John Grace, Sharon A. Robinson, Barry Pogson, and Barry Osmond

Waves and weathering at 3.7 Ga: Geological evidence for an equitable terrestrial climate under the faint early Sun, Allen Phillip Nutman, Vickie C. Bennett, and Clark R L Friend