Forensic Science

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"Every contact leaves a trace."
- Edmond Locard (1877 - 1966)
Learning Objective(s)
At the end of this topic, you should be able to: 1. Define 'Forensic Science'; 2. Explain the limits of Forensic Science; 3. Identify the types of forensic work; 4. Describe Locard's Exchange Principle; 5. Differentiate Reconstruction & Re-enactment.
To illustrate the scope and diversity of Forensic Science, place it in its legal context, and describe the various types of forensic work. There will also be a discussion of Comparison leading to Association, Reconstruction versus Re-enactment, Locard's Exchange Principle, and the limits of Forensic Science. Various case studies will also be analysed throughout the lecture.
Case Studies
Felicia Lee; Walter Dinivan; Madam Jetkor Miang Singh; Roberto Calvi; Buck Ruxton & the Jigsaw Murders; Acid Bath Haigh; 2005 London Bombings; "Brides in the Bath"; Gareth Williams; The Woodchipper Murder

"Actus non facit reum nisi mens sit rea"
The act is not culpable unless the mind is also guilty.
Learning Objective(s)
At the end of this topic, you should be able to:
2A. Atomic Structure & Spectroscopy 1. Explain the structure of the atom and Bohr's model; 2. Differentiate between emission and absorption spectroscopy; 3. Explain the chemistry behind EDX and SEM-EDX; 4. Explain the chemistry in NAA;
2B. Molecular Spectroscopy & Chromatography 1. Apply the principles of chromatography; 2. Describe the methods used in the analysis of compounds; 3. Explain the chemistry behind the methods for the analysis of compounds; 4. Identify which method is more effective for the analysis of compounds.
An introduction to spectroscopy and the structure of atoms. The comparisons…...

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