Call for abstracts: The 2015 Forensic Forums


This event has CPD accreditation and an open oral and poster session.
Abstracts can be submitted on any subject related to forensics.
The Deadline for abstract submissions for oral presentation is December 10th 2014
Abstracts for poster presentation only can be submitted up to two weeks before the event.

You can download the instructions for authors at


10 March 2015 – 12 March 2015



This years event will discuss new research and case studies from a range of academic and discipline professionals.This forum will encourage the sharing of ideas and best practice among the delegates and presenters and will include an informal discussion session


Talks include

Forensic Mycology: Dr Patricia E.J. Wiltshire, and Professor David Hawksworth CBE, Forensic Ecology, Botany, Palynology, & Mycology Milford House, The Mead, Ashtead, Surrey, UK

Are Forensic Post-mortem Examinations Being Confounded by Too Much Technology :
Assoc Prof Gilbert Lau, Director of Professional Practice, Forensic Medicine Division, Health Sciences Authority, Singapore, Republic of Singapore

Domestic Homicide Reviews. Family Involvement and Key Findings:
Mr. Frank Mullane, visiting lecturer at Gloucestershire University, UK

Finding the small charge explosion center by analyzing occurrence of mechanical twins in FCC metals:
Dr. Donato Firrao, Politecnico di Torino, Corso Duca degli Abruzzi, Torino, Italy

Talk to be confirmed
Mr Gary Silver MSc PGCE (QTLS) FICPEM FEPS MifL, Independent Pracademic

Forensic Genetics: Moving beyond Human Identification
Dr Graham Williams MSc, PhD, MFSSoc, CBiol MSB, FHEA, Senior Lecturer in Forensic Genetics, Course Leader MSc Forensic Sciences, Forensic Biology Group, School of Applied Sciences, University of Huddersfield, Queensgate, Huddersfield, UK

Recent Developments in Forensic Anthropology
Dr Anna Williams, Senior Lecturer in Forensic Anthropology, University of Huddersfield Queensgate, Huddersfield, UK

The importance of odontological documentation of ante-mortem details of two soldiers killed in World War II
Mr. Hans-Peter Kirsch, Weissenburgerstr. 60, Saarbrücken 66113, Germany

Talk title to be confirmed
Professor Ivan Birch, BSc(Hons) MSc PGCert PhD FHEA FChS(Hon) AIAS MFSSoc, Emeritus Professor of Human Sciences, Clinical and Forensic Biomechanist, UK

Forensic jewellery
Miss Maria M. Maclennan, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design (DJCAD), The University of Dundee, Glasgow South Side, United Kingdom

Talk to be confirmed
Dr. Emilio Nuzzolese, University of Magna Graecia, Catanzaro, Bari, Italy

Bare footprint research
Dr Sarah Mai-Lin Reel, Forensic Podiatry Consultant & Expert Witness, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS FT, Harrogate, UK

Talk to be confirmed
Detective Inspector Howard Way, Association of Chief Police Officers, London, United Kingdom

Talk to be confirmed
Dr Adam Gregory, National Crime Agency, London, United Kingdom

Talk to be confirmed

Dr Matthew Tonkin, CPsychol, Lecturer in Forensic Psychology, Birmingham City University, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Talk to be confirmed
Dr Marin Vodanovic, University of Zagreb School of Dental Medicine, School of Dental Medicine, Zagreb, Croatia

Forensic Genetics: New Markers, New Platforms, Enhanced Capabilities
Dr Christopher Phillips, Forensic Genetics, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain

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