What can the UK learn about forensic science in other countries?

24 January 2019

The House of Lords Science and Technology Select Committee asks the President of the International Association of Forensic Science about what can be learnt from the forensic science provision in the criminal justice system in other jurisdictions.


Tuesday 24 January in Committee Room 1, Palace of Westminster

At 9.25am

  • Professor Claude Roux, Director of Centre for Forensic Science, University of Technology, Sydney, and President of International Association of Forensic Sciences

Possible questions

  • Are they any lessons from the way the forensic science market operates in other jurisdictions that can learned for England and Wales?
  • Where are the gaps in forensic science research and in the understanding of forensic science evidence given your experiences in various jurisdictions?
  • What approaches have successfully provided a current source of responsive, independent, balanced and accessible analysis of emerging science and technology to those involved in criminal investigations, case management, and the delivery of justice?

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