Dr Michelle Carlin
Michelle Carlin studied at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh on the BSc (Hons) Colour Chemistry degree with a spell in a dyehouse in the Scottish Borders before embarking on a career in analytical chemistry. After some time spent in a contract research organisation in Edinburgh, Michelle went onto continue her education with an MSc in Forensic Science at Strathclyde University. A research project was carried out in the toxicology department of the Institut de Recherche Criminelle de la Gendarmerie Nationale (IRCGN) in Paris, using liquid chromatography-electrospray ionisation-mass spectrometry (LC-ESI-MS). After this, Michelle became the manager of a workplace drug testing laboratory in the North East of England before taking up a teaching position as Lecturer in Forensic Science at Teesside University where she spent 3 years.
In 2009, Michelle joined Northumbria University as Lecturer in Forensic Chemistry where she carries out research in analytical toxicology and the role of toxicology in death investigation.
Michelle is a Visiting Researcher with NUCFS and a member of the Chemistry research group.
For a summary of Michelle’s recent publications, click here.