Northumbria University Centre for Forensic Science

Business & Engagement

Northumbria University Centre for Forensic Science offers a unique environment of University research supported by experienced practitioners. We have previous experience of working with government, industry, police and professional partners to create innovative solutions and services. These include:

Economic cost-benefit modelling and analysis

Measurement of outcome and impact of services

Advice on social, ethical, policy and governance issues

Specialist software for genetic analysis

Specialist DNA profiling from skeletal and trace evidence

Database storage and analysis of facial images

Capacity building in forensic pathology and anthropology – infrastructure and training

Validation of Next Generation Sequencing applications in forensic genetics

Historical and archaeological facial reconstruction for museum exhibitions

Licencing, training, intellectual property, and marketing

Contribution to public forums, and to broadcast, online and print media

We have experience of providing professional (contract) research and consultancy services to the Home Office, ACPO, NPIA, police service and forensic science providers in the UK and overseas.

For further information, please contact: Professor Martin Evison, Director Northumbria University Centre for Forensic Science Tel: +44 191 243 7631 Email: