Northumbria University Centre for Forensic Science

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Research & Innovation

The Centre’s research clusters around the following themes:

Craniofacial Science

Forensic Fibre Analysis

Genetics and Genomics

Single Cell and Low-Template DNA Analysis

Social Studies of Forensic Science and Medicine

The Centre’s research benefits from collaborations with other researchers and research groups, locally, nationally and internationally. Please see links to some of our collaborators, facilities and resources.

Our ultimate goal is to have impact on practice and policy, which will lead to benefits to criminal justice, public health and safety and the safeguarding of human rights.

PhD Studies

Northumbria University Centre for Forensic Science welcomes applications from well qualified graduates interested in doctoral research training in forensic science and forensic science policy.

Search FindaPhD for doctoral research projects offered by Northumbria University Centre for Forensic Sciences and elsewhere or please visit the pages relating to our research in your topic-of-interest and enquire with the enquire with the researcher concerned.

Formal applications for admission must be made to Northumbria University.

Centre members frequently supervise the research projects of Masters and senior Bachelors students in Forensic Science and Criminology and Forensic Science.