7 Jul 2016

Alan Alda lends support to Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science

Alan Alda, the famed actor and passionate advocate of communicating the benefits of science, has lent his support to the newly launched Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science at the University of Dundee. Alan rose to international fame playing Hawkeye Pierce on the classic television series M*A*S*H, and wrote and directed many of the episodes. He continues to take prominent roles, earning great reviews this year for his roles in Steven Spielberg’s `Bridge of Spies’ and in Louis CK’s groundbreaking web series `Horace and Pete’. For well over 20 years he has also wo...

6 Jul 2016

HM The Queen opens Leverhulme Centre for Forensic Science

Her Majesty The Queen has officially opened the Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science at the University of Dundee. The Queen and His Royal Highness, The Duke of Edinburgh, saw some of the world-leading forensic techniques being developed at the University, such as hands identification, innovative fingerprinting and a new generation of lifesaving smoke alarms. The Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science has been established at the University with a £10million award from the Leverhulme Trust. The Leverhulme Centre builds on the University’s reputation as one of the world’s...