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Bruce Murdoch: Former University of Queensland professor given suspended sentence for fraud – Courier Mail (Melanie Petrinec 2016)

Published/Released on March 31, 2016 | Posted by Admin on April 1, 2016 / , , , , , , ,
 


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“A FORMER University of Queensland professor who faked a breakthrough study on Parkinson’s disease giving sufferers false hope has been given a two-year suspended sentence for a string of fraud-related charges. Professor Bruce Murdoch falsified a research paper, which was published in the high-profile European Journal of Neurology, between 2011 and 2014. He pleaded guilty to 17 fraud-related charges and was sentenced in the Brisbane Magistrates Court on Thursday morning.”

Melanie Petrinec. Bruce Murdoch: Former University of Queensland professor given suspended sentence for fraud. Courier Mail, 31 March 2016,
http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/queensland/crime-and-justice/bruce-murdoch-former-university-of-queensland-professor-given-suspended-sentence-for-fraud/news-story/25b07fcce3a8210f48a260a0d7d230eb

This latest development has also been reported by Retraction Watch – Neuroscientist pleads guilty in court to fraud, gets two-year suspended sentence.

And was reported in the Brisbane Times on 5 April 2016 – http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/technology/sci-tech/australian-neuroscientist-bruce-murdoch-nearly-went-to-jail-for-making-up-data-20160404-gnydf6.html



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