Chiros move to expand courses

Chiropractors have given thousands of dollars in research funding to Central Queensland University to ensure under-threat chiropractic courses continue to be taught in Sydney and are expanded into Brisbane for the first time.

But the move has alarmed anti-quackery campaigners, who fear the cash will be used to promote research into chiropractic "pseudoscience" such as correcting "energy flows" and treating childhood illnesses.

The university announced Tuesday it would open courses in both cities from 2014, after the