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Verogen partner with UCL CFS

We are delighted to announce Verogen have joined us as a partner in our Forensic Science Evidence Interpretation Laboratory project and will be supporting this innovative crowd funding project by providing lectures and workshops to enable students and researchers to experience state of the art Next Generation Sequencing DNA analysis for forensic applications.  Backed by Illumina’s proven technologies for forensic applications, Verogen is committed to forensic science research and the vision of this new research facility at UCL to provide cutting edge science to assist in the interpretation of forensic evidence.

Published: Sep 5, 2017 10:08:16 AM

Foster+Freeman join UCL CFS as a partner to create a dedicated forensic evidence interpretation research lab

We are welcoming Foster & Freeman as our latest partner in our vision to create a dedicated lab facility that will address the really critical issue of the interpretation of forensic evidence.  Foster & Freeman has become one of the foremost forensic science equipment suppliers in the world, exporting market leading, and in many cases unique products from the United Kingdom to more than 155 countries worldwide.  F+F are providing a Crime-lite forensic light source kit for the lab, a pledge match funded by the Alexander Mosley Charitable Trust. If you would like to consider partnering with us please visit ucl.crowd.science or get in touch with Dr Ruth Morgan ruth.morgan@ucl.ac.uk

Published: Aug 10, 2017 4:07:39 PM

A new partner in our Crowd Funding project

We are delighted that JEOL UK are partnering with the UCL Centre for the Forensic Sciences on this exciting project by providing SEM and GSR analysis training for the next three years.  This represents a £11,000 contribution to the project.  JEOL UK is committed to collaborating with the research community to pioneer innovation in forensic science. All pledges are being match funded up to £500,000 by the Alexander Mosley Charitable Trust. If you would like to join our community of backers please visit ucl.crowd.science or get in touch with CFS Director Dr Ruth Morgan at ruth.morgan@ucl.ac.uk

Published: Jul 27, 2017 8:54:45 AM

UCL CFS awarded £500,000 in match funding for Forensic Evidence Interpretation Laboratory

We are delighted to announce that The Alexander Mosley Charitable Trust have pledged to match-fund all donations, financial and in-kind, up to a maximum value of £500,000 on a pound for pound basis.  The CFS are seeking to raise £1m to create a dedicated forensic evidence interpretation lab.  The vision is to create a facility that will enable the research to take place that is needed to enable transparent and robust interpretations of forensic evidence, and to ensure that the findings are available to everyone regardless of means.  For more details about the project check out: ucl.crowd.science

Published: Jun 28, 2017 10:29:20 AM

UCL CFS and Oxford Instruments partner to crowd fund a dedicated research facility for the interpretation of forensic evidence

Oxford Instruments has a longstanding collaboration with the UCL Centre for the Forensic Sciences and they have just announced that they will be supporting our initiative to crowd fund a new, cutting edge, forensic research lab by providing an AZtecGSR system with an X-MaxN detector for both GSR and other forensic analyses on a scanning electron microscope. This equipment represents a £50,000 contribution to the project and demonstrates Oxford Instruments commitment to the forensic sciences and our desire to partner with the research community in the development of cutting edge science.  

Published: May 25, 2017 8:57:30 AM