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  • A comparison of enhancement techniques for footwear impressions on dark and patterned fabrics 

    Farrugia, Kevin J.; Bandey, Helen; Dawson, Lorna; Niamh, Nic Daéid (Wiley-Blackwell, 2013-10)
    The use of chemical enhancement techniques on porous substrates, such as fabrics, poses several challenges predominantly due to the occurrence of background staining and diffusion as well as visualisation difficulties. A ...
  • Evidence evaluation: a response to the court of appeal judgment in R v T 

    Berger, Charles E. H.; Buckleton, John; Champod, Christophe; Evett, Ian W.; Jackson, Graham (Elsevier, 2011-06)
    This is a discussion of a number of issues that arise from the recent judgment in R v T [1]. Although the judgment concerned with footwear evidence, more general remarks have implications for all disciplines within forensic ...
  • Forensic science evidence in question 

    Redmayne, Mike; Roberts, Paul; Aitken, Colin; Jackson, Graham (Sweet & Maxwell, 2011)
    How should forensic scientists and other expert witnesses present their evidence in court? What kinds and quality of data can experts properly draw on in formulating their conclusions? In an important recent decision in ...
  • Introducing reflective practice to first year forensic science students 

    Sturrock, Keith R.; Wightman, Graham (Abertay University, 2009)
    One problem with implementing any change is whether to roll out the new approach or whether to go for a 'big bang' and implement it across all years simultaneously. On the Forensic science programme at Abertay it was ...
  • Publications from projects 

    Wightman, Graham (Abertay University, 2010)
    Developing graduate attributes in our students and linking research to teaching are key areas for our teaching and learning programmes, and the honours project is a prime area for integrating these into our degree ...
  • The thermal visualisation of latent fingermarks on metallic surfaces 

    Wightman, Graham; O’Connor, D. (Elsevier, 2011-01)
    Recent published research has lead to improved techniques for recovering latent fingermarks from metallic surfaces. The present study corroborates and extends some of the work carried out by Bond [1], [2] and [3], but an ...