UCL Centre for the Forensic Sciences


UCL Centre for the Forensic Sciences

The UCL Centre for the Forensic Sciences is an interdisciplinary initiative with members across the university and industry. We aim to create real world impact in the forensic sciences through our research and teaching, by collaborating with practitioners, policy makers and others, and by communicating our work through our publications and events. The CFS Director is Professor Ruth Morgan.

How is innovative thinking changing forensic science? 

Disruptive Thinkers

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Find out how Professor Ruth Morgan and the team at the UCL Centre for Forensic Sciences are moving the sector forward in the latest disruptive thinkers video for UCL Engineering.


Our academics and PhD students carry out research in two key areas in trace evidence dynamics and the interpretation of evidence.


Our academics can offer consultancy in the areas of evidence interpretation, DNA evidence, and forensic geoscience.


The MSc in Crime and Forensic Science focuses on forensic science within a holistic crime science framework.


The staff and PhD researchers of the UCL Centre for Forensic Sciences engage with many different audiences.

Contact us

UCL Centre for the Forensic Sciences, 35 Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9EZ

+44 (0)20 3108 3062, email us at cfs@ucl.ac.uk or find us on Twitter