MEDIA INTERVIEWS AND OPINION PIECES
WHY FORENSIC SCIENCE IS IN CRISIS AND HOW WE CAN FIX IT.
World Economic Forum Agenda
12th September 2019
Forensic science needs to establish a holistic vision that ensures meaningful connectivity between the investigation and the courts. There needs to be strategic oversight to set priorities for current operational approaches, to establish sustainable markets for the provision of forensic science services, and set the agenda for research to underpin each part of the forensic science process (crime scene to court). This will need to be a collective corporate strategy that provides a voice for all the key stakeholders.
City A.M. 13th May 2019
Forensic science is a compelling piece of the puzzle in most crime dramas. And yet the field is in trouble. Earlier this month, the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee published the findings of its inquiry into forensic science, setting out in no uncertain terms that the system is in crisis.
The Guardian 19th April 2018
We all want to live in a world where there is justice; where wrongs are righted, where the system is trustworthy and just works. But we have seen a growing body of reports that raise questions about that system.
FORENSIC SCIENCE NEEDS MORE FUNDING TO AVOID WRONGFUL CONVICTIONS
The Times 13th March 2018
Forensic science has had a tumultuous time...These are serious issues, but there is also a broader problem. It is a problem that does not get headlines, but it is a systemic underlying problem that is arguably the biggest issuing facing forensic science.
BBC WORLD NEWS
World Economic Forum Young Scientist 2019
An interview on BBC World News about being a World Economic Forum Young Scientist and the need for the research that we are doing at UCL in forensic science.
"Adventure is worthwhile in itself."