The Lund Lecture

The Lund Lecture is an address given in honour of one of our past Presidents Sir Thomas Lund CBE. Keynote speeches have been given by senior members of the professions, including Lord Hailsham, Mr. Patrick Steptoe, Professor Alan Usher, The late Lord Chief Justice, Lord Taylor, Mr. Stephen Jessel, Lord Mackay, Mr Andrew Rennison, Professor Emeritus John Grieve CBE, the most recent being Professor Bob Peckitt.

The Ormrod Lecture

The Ormrod Lecture is a long established address given in honour of Lord Justice Ormrod, a Past President of the British Academy of Forensic Sciences. A former Lord Justice of Appeal, he was qualified as a doctor after being called to the Bar and became a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians while he was a High Court Judge. He had a great interest in medical and legal education, lecturing in Forensic Medicine at Oxford.

The BAFS biennial Ormrod Lecture is traditionally given by the outgoing President of BAFS.


BAFS welcomes applications for Membership from professionals with qualifications in medicine, science, or the law who have contributed, or are likely to contribute, to the application and practice of the Forensic Sciences. Applicants from within these disciplines who are interested, but lack experience, may be offered Associate Membership.