The Crime Writers’ Association

New Frontiers in Forensics, Crime and Security: Forensic Outreach Conference

Royal Institution, Oct 18

Open to everyone, this event by Forensic Outreach is one the CWA is pleased to promote to crime writers and readers alike.

Meet pioneering forensic scientists and detectives – the real-life versions of the characters you write about or the investigators straight out of your true crime research at the awe-inspiriting Royal Institution.

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Featuring speakers from the FBI, University College London’s Jill Dando Institute and the University of Dundee, here’s the current list of the several talks and demonstrations to be featured in quick succession on the day:

By Nature
The influence of the environment on criminal behaviour

The Smoking Gun
The science of gunshot residue and transfer patterns

Mind Over Matter
Group dynamics, developmental pathways and behavioural characteristics of terrorism

The Right Touch
Explorations and evaluations of transfer DNA evidence

Put a Ring On It
The art of forensic jewellery analysis and disaster victim identification

A Grim Puzzle
The distribution of tissue fragments after an explosive event

The dazzling mathematics of cryptanalysis

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