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Niamh Nic Daeid - The Future of Forensic Science

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Niamh Nic Daeid - The Future of Forensic Science
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Using scientific methods in service of the law was first recorded in 1248 during the Song Dynasty in China. Ever since, new scientific advances from mass spectrometry to DNA sequencing have been incorporated into detective work to catch criminals and exonerate the innocent. But how is the leading-edge technology of today like Virtual Reality being used to investigate crime scenes? And what are the breakthroughs of the future that could crack previously unsolvable cases? Join award-winning forensic chemist Niamh Nic Daeid to find out.


Professor Niamh Nic Daeid is an award winning Chartered Chemist and Authorised forensic scientist. She is a Professor of Forensic Science and Director of the Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science at the University of Dundee, developing robust scientific methods and science communication for the justice systems. She has been involved in forensic science education, research and casework for over 29 years.

You can also find out more about the Royal Society of Chemistry and try your hand at some bath bomb chemistry!

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