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Mr Gordon Wood correction


21 August 2015

Since April 2014 the Faculty of Science of the University of Sydney published on its website two articles, the first of which was originally published in November 2008 concerning Mr Gordon Wood. The articles related to expert evidence given by Associate Professor Rod Cross, at the original trial faced by Mr Wood in 2008.

In February 2012 the NSW Court of Criminal Appeal by unanimous decision overturned Mr Wood's wrongful conviction from the original trial and acquitted him. The University of Sydney accepts the Court's findings in respect of Associate Professor Cross.

The Court of Criminal Appeal's decision can be viewed at the following link: http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/cases/nsw/NSWCCA/2012/21.html

The University is pleased to correct the record and apologises to Mr Wood for any hurt or embarrassment caused by the articles.