• Blood, Making an Impact – NSERC Video Contest

    A few weeks ago, Amanda Orr & Sumiko Polacco from the lab at Trent University entered a video into NSERC’s Science, Action! Contest. They have made it to the public voting round, and need your views to move to the next stage! Please take a (literal) minute to watch our video and help them win! […]

  • First Forensic Scientist – Inspector Vance by Eve Lazarus

    Read about the the first forensic scientist, Inspector Vance.  Eve Lazarus who has written a book about the beginning of forensic science and specifically Inspector Vance, has written a blog exclusively for the CSFS, regarding how she came across this fascinating piece of forensic history. Inspector Vance – the first forensic scientist

  • Document Examiners are more than handwriting experts

    Author’s credit:  Tobin Tanaka A document examiner is often thought to be a “handwriting expert”, this is only partially true as other examinations are conducted as needed in disputed document cases. These other examinations may reveal: the probable source of the document (printer, writer, physical location where prepared), connections or nexus to other documents, if […]