WA university reverses decision to eject 102-year-old scientist from campus
Updated December 20, 2016 20:24:12
A 102-year-old scientist will remain on campus at a Perth university after the institution reversed a decision to kick him out of his office.
Doctor David Goodall is Australia’s oldest working scientist, having studied ecology for more than 70 years.
He now serves in an unpaid position at Edith Cowan University as an honorary research associate.
He has been travelling to his office at the university’s Joondalup campus at least four days a week, catching a train and two buses during his 90-minute commute.
But in August ECU advised him that from next year he would have to work from home because he presented a health and safety risk.
It has now reversed …