Previous Summer School

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Throughout the course you will be working in small groups analysing evidence and piecing together clues in order to assist please in solving a crime scenario.

There will be lectures on the theory behind recovery and analysis of various types of evidence. As well as this, you will get to put the theory to the test and process the evidence yourselves.

The method of the assessment of the course is by a group written statement and group presentation.


Laboratory Activities

  • Fingerprinting
  • Footwear Impressions
  • Blood Spatter Analysis
  • Fire Scene and Evidence Recovery
  • Accelerant Analysis
  • Glass Comparison
  • GSR
  • Indented writing
  • Tool marks

Lecture Content

  • Fingerprints and recovery
  • Criminal Psychology and Profiling
  • Legal System
  • Chemical analysis of glass and GSR
  • DNA and Blood
  • Archaeological remains

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2016 dates
  • 25 July - 12 August, 2016

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