University of Leicester: East Midlands Forensic Pathology Unit

Established in 2001 and situated at the Leicester Royal Infirmary, the East Midlands Forensic Pathology Unit combines high quality research covering a wide range of aspects of forensic medicine and science with a forensic pathology service provision to the East Midlands and other national and international organisations.

Latest News

PMCT CourseLaunch of unique forensic courses at Leicester

Post Mortem Radiology for natural and forensic death investigation announced

Launch of unique forensic courses at Leicester  

New forensic courses are to be launched at our University and will be the first of their type in the UK.

The postgraduate courses are housed in the East Midlands Forensic Pathology Unit and Imaging Unit, global pioneers in the field of post-mortem computed tomography imaging. Press release. Course information.

Book coverEstimation of the Time Since Death (Third Edition)

Professors Guy Rutty and Bruno Morgan contribute two chapters to the third edition of 'Estimation of the Time Since Death'. The book is currently in print and will be available for purchase in the coming weeks. CRC Press.

Forensic Pathology
Outdoors_scene_1 The Unit provides a suspicious and homicide forensic pathology service for the five East Midlands police forces.  Read more...
Forensic Imaging
CT image of skullThe Unit provides diagnostic use of, and research into the use of, computed tomography in modern autopsy practice. Read more...
Forensic Engineering

Bottle Stabbing

The Unit undertakes research into current issues surrounding sharp force penetration. Read more...

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East Midlands Forensic Pathology Unit
Level 3, Robert Kilpatrick Clinical Sciences Building
Leicester Royal Infirmary
Leicester, LE2 7LX
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)116 252 3221
Fax: +44 (0)116 252 3274

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