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PFS’ Julie Roberts describes some unusual crime solving…

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Julie Roberts is quoted in the Institute of Engineering & Technology journal ‘Engineering & Technology’ regarding some of the extraordinary forensic casework she has been involved in. Julie is the consultant forensic anthropologist and archaeologist with PFS and recently became a Lecturer in forensic anthropology at Liverpool John Moores University. Please find the link here: https://eandt.theiet.org/content/articles/2020/03/non-fiction-forensics-weird-ways-in-which-real-world-crimes-have-been-solved/?sf231733031=1

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Jonathan Whitaker presents to the ODPP

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Following the conclusion of his evidence at the Claremont Killings trial Jonathan gave a lecture to the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) in Western Australia. The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) is the independent prosecuting authority for the State of Western Australia, responsible for the prosecution of all serious offences committed against State criminal …

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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 …