Our Research

Explore some of the latest research from the team here:

Forensic Science and Crime Scene Science: 

Thompson, T., Collings, A., Earwaker, H., Horsman, G., Nakhaeizadeh, S., Parekh, U. (2020) Forensic undergraduate education during and after the COVID-19 imposed lockdown: Strategies and reflections from India and the UK. Forensic Science International. 316:110500 – 10.1016/j.forsciint.2020.110500

Collings, A. and Brown, K. (2020) Reconstruction and physical fit analysis of fragmented skeletal remains using 3D imaging and printing. Forensic Science International: Reports. 100114 – https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fsir.2020.100114

Sneath, D., Tidy, H., Wood, B. (2019) The transfer of fibres via weapons from garments. Forensic Science International. 301: 278-283 – https://doi.org/10.1016/j.forsciint.2019.05.027

Collings, A.J., Richards, C.T. (2019) Digital dissection of the pelvis and hindlimb of the red-legged running frog, Phlyctimantis maculatus, using Diffusible Iodine Contrast Enhanced computed microtomography (DICE µCT). PeerJ. 29: 7003 – https://peerj.com/articles/7003/

Collings, A.J., Porro, L.B., Hill, C., Richards, C.T. (2019) The impact of pelvic lateral rotation on hindlimb kinematics and stride-length in the red-legged running frog, Kassina maculata. Royal Society Open Science. 6: 190060 – https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rsos.190060

DeBattista, R., Tidy, H., Clark, M. (2019) Investigating the effect photodegradation has on natural fibres at a microscopic level. Science & Justicehttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.scijus.2019.04.002

Page, H., Horsman, G., Sarna, A., Foster, J. (2019) A review of quality procedures in the UK forensic sciences: what can the field of digital forensics learn? Science & Justice. 59: 83-92 – https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scijus.2018.09.006

Horsman, G., Page, H., Beveridge, P. (2018) A preliminary assessment of latent fingerprint evidence damage on mobile device screens caused by digital forensic extractions. Digital Investigation. 27: 47-56 – https://doi.org/10.1016/j.diin.2018.10.002

Computer and Digital Forensics:

Horsman, G. (2019) Raiders of the lost artefacts: championing the need for digital forensics research. Forensic Science International: Reportshttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.fsir.2019.100003

Asquith, A., Horsman, G. (2019) Let the robots do it! – Taking a look at Robotic Process Automation and its potential application in digital forensics. Forensic Science International: Reportshttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.fsir.2019.100007

Horsman, G., Errickson, D. (2019) When finding nothing may be evidence of something: Anti-forensics and Digital Tool Marks. Science & Justicehttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.scijus.2019.06.004

Horsman, G. (2019) A Call for the Prohibition of Encryption: Panacea or Problem? IEEE. 17: 59-66 – https://doi.org/10.1109/MSEC.2018.2888776

Horsman, G., Findlay, B., James, T. (2019) Developing a ‘router examination at scene’ standard operating procedure for crime scene investigators in the United Kingdom. Digital Investigation. 28: 152-162 – https://doi.org/10.1016/j.diin.2019.01.010