"Heavily bandaged, and with several chunks of his face and neck missing, Professor Moonshine told reporters that he hopes to publish his research paper next month."
-- reported by the Daily Prophet (DP4)
Article on the front page of the Daily Prophet announcing research developments (DP4)
Coverage of Professor Regulus Moonshine's press conference raised some scepticism about his results with hag volunteers (DP4)
While the date printed on DP4 is 1 October 1999, the timeframe for these events is 1992-1993.