Convocation Warden's Bike Jersey

Successful Warden’s Ride

Tuesday, 13 November 2018

Warden of Convocation, Doug McGhie, completed the Ride to Conquer Cancer on the weekend of October 13th and 14th, managing the 200 kilometres well if not all easily. Each day saw the 800 plus cyclists pedalling into stiff sea breezes, and on Sunday into 70 km/h headwinds along the Warnbro Sound coast.

The Saturday evening in Mandurah was special as the head of the Harry Perkins Institute, Professor Peter Leedman, introduced top fundraisers and some particularly brave and inspirational cyclists, some of who were completing the challenge for their seventh time.

Dr Ben Jackson

UWA sports scientist named Young Tall Poppy of the Year

Monday, 29 October 2018

A sports scientist with a passion for improving the physical and mental health of people of all ages has been named Western Australia’s Young Tall Poppy of the Year.