UCL Centre for the Forensic Sciences


UCL Centre for the Forensic Sciences

Our vision is to lead the world in pioneering forensic science research, enabling the justice system to make ever-more robust evidence-based decisions.

The UCL Centre for the Forensic Sciences is a world leader in forensic science research and focuses on the interpretation of forensic evidence for the greatest impact in the real world. Working collaboratively across the sciences, social sciences and humanities, and industry, security agencies and legal professions we’re making discoveries that advance and transform the forensic science discipline.

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.


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About us

Find out who we are, what we’re about and where we’ve come from.

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Our research is what makes us unique. It is at the core of all we do, is fed by real life casework and feeds into our postgraduate teaching programme. We make discoveries that advance and transform the forensic science discipline.


Study with us

Whether you’re looking for a world leading forensic science master’s programme or embarking on your own in-depth research, your postgraduate forensic science journey starts here. You’ll be joining an internationally renowned university and learning from the leaders in the field.

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We can help you with advice and world leading research in the forensic sciences. Our team regularly work on cases where forensic evidence is a core issue and participate in policy formation. All our research aims to have real world impact and relevance and we want to spread it far and wide.