10 May 2022

LRCFS Professor to Chair Independent Expert Group for the Scottish Government on Public Sector Data Use

 Professor Angela Daly from the Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science and Dundee Law School will be chairing the newly created Independent Expert Group for the Scottish Government on Unlocking the Value of Public Sector Data for Public Benefit in 2022.   The group was recently established and will use a citizen-led approach to develop framework of guidance to aid ethical decision making by data controllers. This is to ensure that the use of public sector data has the trust and confidence of the public.   The use of data can support better decision making in governance and...

10 Nov 2021

Research trends in forensic science: A scientometric approach to analyze the content of the INTERPOL reviews

The Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science (LRCFS) has published research covering the trends for 10 forensic science evidence types reported within the 14th to 19th INTERPOL International Forensic Science Managers Symposium reports (2004–2019). Link to research paper The INTERPOL International Forensic Science Managers Symposium (IFSMS) brings together forensic scientists and forensic science managers from across INTERPOL countries to discuss scientific articles, including peer-reviewed publications and conference presentations relating to forensic science every three years. ...

4 Oct 2021

Play as a Forensic Scientist in our new interactive game

Can you help solve a murder? Published on 4 October 2021 The year is 1923 and Susie Sato finds herself investigating a murder when her great-uncle is found dead in his private museum, with an ancient Egyptian burial dagger protruding from his back. Could it be that the dagger, an object the now deceased Lord Hamilton was warned not to remove from a tomb in Egypt, is cursed? Or is there a more rational explanation for his death? This is the premise of The Curse of the Burial Dagger, an interactive murder mystery game from the Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science (LRCFS) at t...

Play as a Forensic Scientist in our new interactive game

4 Aug 2021

Inside Forensic Science Podcast Launched

Published on 6 August 2021 It was a crime that shocked early 20th-century society and attracted international coverage – the apparently motiveless killing of an elderly spinster in her home. Now University of Dundee researchers are to explore one of Scotland’s oldest unsolved murders to demonstrate the vital role of forensic science in modern crime investigations. A team from the University’s Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science (LRCFS) have produced a new podcast series looking at the murder of Miss Jean Milne, who was killed in her Broughty Ferry mansion...

2 Jun 2021

Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science Annual Lecture

Join us for the Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science Annual Lecture on the 24 of June at 11.00.   Free, but please register About this event This year our lecture will be virtual and we will be joined by Claude Roux, Distinguished Professor of Forensic Science, University of Technology Sydney. The talk is free and open for all to join. It will be hosted via Teams Live and there will be an opportunity to ask questions through the text chat. Introduction by Professor Iain Gillespie Principal & Vice-Chancellor, University of Dundee Vote of thanks by Professor Niamh Nic Daeid, Dir...

Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science Annual Lecture