Northumbria University Centre for Forensic Science

Social Studies of Forensic Science and Medicine

This theme embraces a number of avenues of study and reflects the complementarity of interests of the Centre’s members. To find out more about particular research interests and investigations please visit the pages of the researchers concerned.

Evaluation, transfer and integration of, and trust in, new practices, information and technology in forensic genetics


Prof. Robin Williams

Dr. Matthias Wienroth

Dr. Victor Toom

 

Social and ethical aspects of forensic science in Disaster Victim Identification


Dr. Victor Toom

 

The investigative and prosecutorial value of forensic science in the investigation of homicides


Prof. Robin Williams

 

Societal perspectives on and in forensic genetics


Prof. Robin Williams

Dr. Matthias Wienroth

 

Competency, regulation and governance of forensic science and medicine, and its implications for the justice system


Prof. Robin Williams

Dr. Matthias Wienroth

 

The role of forensic science and medicine in crime, public health and safety, and transformative and restorative justice


Prof. Martin Evison