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June 15, 2007

In March, The Times Higher helpfully highlighted the "clerical errors" that had led Sheffield University to refer inadvertently to three staff in the School of Health and Related Research as "Dr" when they did not hold PhDs. The university reportedly issued an edict to the school, telling staff that they must take responsibility for the accuracy of their personal webpages. Unfortunately, Peep learns that the errors remain.

Carolyn Murray, a postgraduate co-ordinator in the school and one of the staff to have benefited from the erroneous enhancement of her status, is shown on her home page as having an MA, PGCE and RGN. But she continues to be listed as "Dr" on one of the university's webpages.

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