The Society is delighted to announce the launch of the Crime Scene Investigation Certificates of Professional Competence with Hampshire Constabulary CSI team......
Expressions of interest case review pilot. The Forensic Science Regulator has asked UKAS to look at offering ISO/IEC 17020 accreditation for case review.
We are delighted that we have such a great line up at our CCTV in Oxford on the 21st October - the session is Chaired by Lord Dear and we have ACC Barr as the keynote speaker
Following the success of our initial event, which took place in May in Stirling, this follow up day, aims to again raise awareness of bias in all fields of forensic science.
The US President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) has released its report Forensic Science in Criminal Courts: Ensuring Scientific Validity of Feature-Comparison Methods.
NEW REPORT: Forensic Science Strategy
MPs on the Science and Technology Committee have demanded the Government redraft its Forensics Strategy; criticising the document as vague, incomplete and lacking a vision for forensic services or a route map...
House of Commons Science and Technology Committee
Forensic Science Strategy - Fourth report to be published
“Proficiency Tests For Forensic Scientists Designed By Forensic Scientists"
Forensic Access, the UK’s leading, independent forensic science provider, operating at the heart of forensic science since 1986, is pleased to announce the launch of ou...
The Society is often asked for information about the employability of students studying forensic science university programmes, and the factors that employers consider important during recruitment of staff in forensic roles.
National District Attorneys Association slams President’s Council
of Advisors on Science and Technology report.
In April The Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences held an interactive workshop to introduce and develop the needs of Sole Traders and SMEs with regards to Accreditation.
President’s Council on Science and Technology (PCAST) vote on admittance of firearms ID (and other forensic disciplines) as evidence in court today
AGM Notice and Council Nominations 2016
The latest Forensic Science Regulator’s Newsletter, no 28, has now been published on GOV.UK.
If you are interested in submitting an article to Fingerprint Whorld or would like to contact the editorial team please note the new contact email@example.com
The event will examine new strategic approaches to the harnessing of images and the potential to deliver new high-value tools to the hard-pressed Law Enforcement and National Security communities throughout the UK.
The Regulator has published the draft appendix to the Codes on Fingermark Development and Image Capture for public consultation.
DNA anti-contamination guidance for sexual assault referral centres and custodial facilities has now been published on the Regulator's website.
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Bias Matters is the first CSFS event I have attended. I was nervous about attending by myself but I needn't have worried, everyone was very friendly from the moment I arrived and I was suitably impressed by the fancy lanyards.
‘Progress is impossible without change’ George Bernard Shaw.
As part of the Society's continuing development the decision has been made to move from the Clarke House offices to new, purpose built offices down the road.
Whilst facial recognition systems have often been seen as the solution to identifying criminals, by using object recognition technology, Scotland Yard has achieved a world first in linking crimes and identifying a prolific burglar, resulting in a...
Calling all forensic practitioners, police, researchers and lawyers and those involved in the investigative process . . .
We are delighted to announce that at the recent Fingerprint Society AGM there was a clear majority vote to formally merge with CSFS to form a Fingerprint Division.
There only a handful of places left to book for Bias Matters on Friday 27th May, at the Stirling Court Hotel.
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