Just before the close of buisness it was our pleasure to present to our resident sports scientist Jim our research centres award for acts of err… stupidity. The ‘Doodle Award’ has a proud tradition spanning back over 10 years and recognises these acts as an entry on a special Plaque. The inaugral award was first presented to yours truly by trophy designer Steve O’Keefe (now head of Electronic and Computer Engineering at Griffith University). Other note worthy recipients include a Professor of Electronics who managed to put jumper leads on his car battery the wrong way, another for nail gunning live power whilst doing house extensions, a young buck in the centre who travelled on tour for a month with a bus load of the opposite gender – without appreciable results, confessions to a reporter on ‘geeky traits’ that were a headline of the print media article and something to do with a fire and an ‘ex’ and the list goes on!
Congratulations Jim on a job well done, next time remember to sleep inside the house rather than on the pavers out the back after a big night out!