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(Australian QLD case) Parkinson’s researcher avoids jail following fraud conviction – Retraction Watch (Dalmeet Singh Chawla October 2016)

Published/Released on October 25, 2016 | Posted by Admin on October 26, 2016 / , , , , , ,
 


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Parkinson’s researcher Caroline Barwood was handed a two-year suspended jail sentence today after being found guilty of fraud yesterday by a jury in Brisbane, Australia.

A jury had found Barwood guilty of five out of the seven charges against her.

Earlier this year, Bruce Murdoch, a former colleague of Barwood’s at the University of Queensland (UQ) in Australia, pleaded guilty to 17-fraud-related charges, and earned himself the same sentence. In Barwood’s week-long trial, the court heard that she was previously in an intimate relationship with Murdoch. Both left the UQ in 2013.

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