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Forensic Science Regulator Annual Report 2019

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This is the fifth annual report from Forensic Science Regulator Dr Gillian Tully. The report covers the period between 17 November 2018 and 16 November 2019. The annual report: informs stakeholders of the Forensic Science Regulator’s priorities, progress and plans evaluates what has been achieved identifies areas where more work is required identifies the main risks to forensic science quality …

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Gillian Leak to deliver BPA Workshop in St Lucia

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The St Lucia Forensic Science Services in conjunction with the University of Ottawa will present the 4th Annual Caribbean Medicolegal and Forensic Symposium on the 15-16th November 2019 in Castries, St Lucia. The educational content of the programme will address topics in forensic science, law, sociology and forensic pathology, entities with subtle or no findings in the ER, at post …

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Advanced BPA Training, 7-11th September 2020, Reading, UK – Bookings now being taken

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This week-long training course focuses on the advanced application of BPA at crime scenes and in the laboratory and is suitable for Law Enforcement Personnel, Crime Scene Investigators, Laboratory Practitioners and other individuals aligned with BPA (in the laboratory or at crimes scenes) who have previously attended the 40-hour / Level 2 BPA Training course (or documented equivalent). ​Our courses are delivered by …

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40-hour (Basic) BPA Training, 16-20th March 2020, Reading, UK – Bookings now being taken

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This week-long training course focuses on the basic application of BPA and is suitable for Law Enforcement Personnel, Crime Scene Investigators, Laboratory Practitioners and other individuals aligned with BPA (in the laboratory or at crimes scenes). This course meets the educational standards as defined by IABPA and OSAC (formerly SWGSTAIN) and successful participants are able to apply for industry-standard membership of the …

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40-Hour (Basic) BPA Training, 16-20th September 2019

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Jo Millington (Millington Hingley) in partnership with Gillian Leak (Principal Forensic Services) will be delivering BPA training for forensic professionals in September 2019 and there are a few places left available to book. This week-long training course focuses on the basic application of BPA and is suitable for Law Enforcement Personnel, Crime Scene Investigators, Laboratory Practitioners and other individuals aligned with …

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Forensic Anthropology and Archaeology Expertise added to PFS Portfolio

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PFS warmly welcomes Julie Roberts, a forensic anthropologist and archaeologist with approximately 20 years of practitioner experience in the location, recovery and identification of human remains from scenes of crime, war zones and mass fatality incidents. Julie recently became a Lecturer in Forensic Anthropology at Liverpool John Moores University. Prior to that she was the Scientific Lead and Team Leader …

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PFS Attends Fourth Annual Conference in Forensic and Paediatric Pathology

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PFS’ Gillian Leak was very pleased to accept an invitation to present at the Fourth Annual conference in forensic and paediatric pathology in Atlanta on the 7-9th June 2019. The conference was hosted in collaboration with the University of Ottawa, Eastern Ontario Regional Laboratory Association, Georgia Bureau of Investigation and Fulton County Medical Examiner’s Office. The conference hosted forensic pathology …

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Angela Shaw contributes to ‘The Murder of Jill Dando’ documentary

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Angela Shaw was interviewed by Marcus Plowright, Director, for a BBC documentary covering the Murder of Jill Dando almost 20 years after she was fatally shot on the doorstep of her home in Gowan Avenue, London. The film examines the investigation into Jill Dando’s death which was led by Detective Chief Inspector Hamish Campbell of the MPS and which culminated …