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La science forensique au tribunal: témoin digne de foi? (Coursera)

Oct 11th 2021
La science forensique au tribunal: témoin digne de foi? (Coursera)
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L’objectif de ce cours est d’encourager la réflexion critique en ce qui concerne la « science forensique », également appelée police technique et scientifique ou criminalistique. À l’heure actuelle, de manière générale, la plupart des gens sont fascinés par les possibilités techniques qu’offre la police scientifique. Ils sont bercés [...]
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Challenging Forensic Science: How Science Should Speak to Court (Coursera)

The aim of this course is to promote critical thinking with regard to forensic science. Today, in general, most people are dazzled by the technical possibilities offered by forensic science. They somewhat live in the illusion that forensic evidence is fool proof and brings factual findings with 100% certainty. [...]
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Forensic Psychology: Witness Investigation (FutureLearn)

Oct 4th 2021
Forensic Psychology: Witness Investigation (FutureLearn)
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How important are eyewitness testimonies in police investigations? Discover how forensic psychology prevents criminal injustice. Become a forensic psychologist and help solve crimes using eyewitness evidence. Have you ever questioned how reliable your own mind is? In this 8-week forensic psychology course, you’ll learn how the mind plays tricks [...]
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Introduction to Forensic Science (Coursera)

We have all seen forensic scientists in TV shows, but how do they really work? What is the science behind their work? The course aims to explain the scientific principles and techniques behind the work of forensic scientists and will be illustrated with numerous case studies from Singapore and [...]
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REAL BONES: Adventures in Forensic Anthropology (Coursera)

Forensic anthropology involves medico-legal cases where human remains have lost "personhood" (an individual cannot be identified due to decomposition or destruction of unique personal features). We will learn techniques that biological anthropologists apply to these cases to identify certain social attributes. We will also blend both biological and social [...]
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The Science Behind Forensic Science (FutureLearn)

Sep 6th 2021
The Science Behind Forensic Science (FutureLearn)
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Get an introduction to the science of forensic science and discover how it's applied in the real world. Discover the biology and chemistry behind forensic science. How does forensic science really work? How are scientific principles applied in crime scenes? Answer these questions and more with this course from [...]
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Introduction to Forensic Science (FutureLearn)

Explore the methods underpinning forensic science, from crime scene investigation to reporting evidential value within a case. The course addresses four major evidence types: drugs of abuse, DNA, firearms and impression evidence, and discusses these through the exploration of a case-based scenario presented across a six-week modular [...]
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Forensic Engineering: Learning from Failures (edX)

Don’t let good failures go to waste! Identify the causes of failure and use this knowledge to enhance safety and improve performance. What do collapsed buildings, infected hospital patients, and crashed airplanes have in common? If you know the causes of these events and conditions, they can all be [...]
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Forensic Facial Reconstruction: Finding Mr. X (FutureLearn)

Sep 21st 2020
Forensic Facial Reconstruction: Finding Mr. X (FutureLearn)
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Learn about the forensic technique of facial reconstruction from the experts involved in a real crime case. On Saturday 22 January 2000, two men found a small holdall, abandoned on an industrial estate in the north of Sheffield. Upon opening the bag they made a gruesome discovery. A badly [...]
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Identifying the Dead: Forensic Science and Human Identification (FutureLearn)

Uncover a grave, examine remains and reveal the victim’s identity in this free online course, linked to a new Val McDermid story.
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