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  • To encourage study, improve practice, disseminate information, and advance knowledge in Forensic Science and Forensic Medicine for public benefit.

To further these objects by:

    • Holding educational meetings and seminars, and publishing material that furthers the aims of the Academy.Promoting better cooperation and understanding between lawyers and expert witnesses.
    • Sharing expertise in order to resolve legal conflicts justly and expeditiously.
    • Providing a forum for exchange of information in the field of forensic science.
    • Using the skills and knowledge within the membership to promote the resolution of national and international issues in  Medicine, Science,  and the Law.

The first meeting of the Academy was held in 1960.

Upcoming Events

  • Workshop: Clozapine Therapeutic Drug Monitoring

    A joint meeting hosted by the British Academy of Forensic Sciences and CRESTAR aimed at psychiatrists and mental health pharmacists.

    The CRESTAR project is an EU funded initiative.Clozapine is an effective drug in patients with treatment-resistant schizophrenia and an important drug in a forensic setting.

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  • Fingerprints - Ken Butler

    The event will be held at the Gordon Museum, King's College London.

    There is 1 accredited CPD point available for this event.

    Cost to include talk, drinks reception and museum tour.

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