17 Dec 2020

University welcomes Tay Cities Deal

The University is leading two major projects within the Tay Cities Deal. These will bring a combined £40million in funding to Dundee from the UK and Scottish Governments. The `Growing the Tay Cities Biomedical Cluster’ project builds on our world-class expertise in life sciences research, drug discovery and medical devices. It will create a new Innovation Hub where world-class academic and entrepreneurial expertise is combined to provide new treatments and technologies for medicine and life sciences. Independent economic assessment of the impact of the Growing the Tay Cities Biomedica...

25 Feb 2021

Dundee Women's Festival 2021

The Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science will be supporting the Dundee Women's Festival in March 2021. The 2021 festival is fully virtual and brings together a mix of events and activities from various organisations across Dundee. The festival runs from the 5 – 14 of March and includes paired events for International Women’s Day (8 March) and British Science Week. LRCFS are hosting several events in the 2021 programme which are all free to join 8 March – The women behind the scenes of TRACES – storytellers and scientists 9 March – Dundee Women&rs...

26 Apr 2021

House of Lords Science and Technology Committee: debate on Forensic Science report

On Monday 26 April the House of Lords Science and Technology Select Committee's inquiry into Forensic Science and the Criminal Justice System will be debated in the Grand Committee. The debate will be broadcast on the Parliament Live website. The report and the Government’s response are available on the Committee’s website.   The report was first published in 2019 and it  outlines the health of forensic science in the UK.  LRCFS contributed written and oral evidence to the committee, where we raised specific concerns around t...

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...