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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.

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Upcoming Events & News

  • Professor Robert Flanagan will be Guest Lecturer for the Ormrod Lecture this year to be held at the Medical Society of London on 22nd October 2015.

    Registration open now.


    Medical Society of London

  • Investigating sudden unexpected death

    Saturday 16 January 2016

    A joint meeting of the Clinical Forensic & Legal Medicine Section and The British Academy of Forensic Sciences CPD: 6 Credits (applied for)

    More information

  • Letter published in the Times, download the full text here.

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