Professor Bruce Hall and the ABC

Jeremy R Chapman, Geoffrey W McCaughan and Philip J O’Connell
Med J Aust 2014; 201 (6): . || doi: 10.5694/mja14.00890
Published online: 15 September 2014

To the Editor: In 2004 the Journal published an editorial entitled “Managing allegations of scientific misconduct and fraud: lessons from the ‘Hall affair' ”.1 The editorial referred to accusations made against Bruce Hall, a professor at the University of New South Wales, which were broadcast by medical journalist Norman Swan on two episodes of the “Science Show”, a weekly program of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC).

  • Jeremy R Chapman1
  • Geoffrey W McCaughan2
  • Philip J O’Connell3

  • 1 Westmead Hospital, Sydney, NSW.
  • 2 A W Morrow Gastroenterology and Liver Centre, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, NSW.
  • 3 Centre for Transplant and Renal Research, Westmead Millennium Institute, Sydney, NSW.

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