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Fingerprinting - the UK Landscape

Published: May 8, 2015 2:31:34 PM

Flaws in forensic hair analysis

Published: Apr 24, 2015 3:54:32 PM

SET for Britain

Published: Mar 6, 2015 9:08:07 AM

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Fingerprinting - the UK Landscape

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Helen Earwaker, one of our PhD students, has co-authored a key report on the state of fingerprint analysis in the UK. The report was facilitated by the Forensic Science Special Interest Group.

Flaws in forensic hair analysis

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Our research fellow Dr Georgina Meakin has commented in the New Scientist on the reported flaws in historical hair analysis cases in the US. To read the article, visit the New Scientist website.

SET for Britain

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Dr Georgina Meakin is one of 17 UCL researchers shortlisted to present their research to a panel of expert judges and over 100 MPs in this year's SET for Britain competition. For the full story, see UCL News.

Forensics: The anatomy of a crime

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This exhibition at the Wellcome Collection in London runs from 26th February to the 21st June and explores the history, science and art of forensic medicine. Visit the Wellcome Collection website to find out more.

CASE Academy: Forensic Outreach kickstarter project

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Our partner Forensic Outreach are launching an online forensic science school and are looking for people and organisations to join them:

MSc Open Evening 17.02.2015

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We will be holding an open evening at UCL on 17th February 2015, for prospective applicants interested in September 2015 entry for all of our MSc, Diploma and Certificate programmes (MSc Crime & Forensic Science, MSc/Diploma Crime Science, MSc/Diploma Countering Organised Crime & Terrorism). 

The paradigm shift for UK forensic science: Royal Society event

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2nd-3rd February 2015: Scientific discussion meeting organised by Professor Sue Black OBE FRSE and Professor Niamh NicDaeid. For further details and to register see the Royal Society website.

Landmark ruling in DNA case

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NYC Office of Chief Medical Examiner DNA testing does not meet Frye standard of general acceptance: see Legal-Aid Society website for further details.

The City Law School: free talk

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Monday 27th October 2014: register your free place at this talk taking place at The City Law School.

CFS Bulletin September 2014

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The new issue of our newsletter is now available - find out about what we have been getting up to since the spring: CFS Bulletin September 2014

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