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May 29th 2017

Come and explore the basics of Microbiology and Forensic Science so you can better understand the world around you. Have you ever thought about infectious diseases and why we get infected? What is the causative agent? In this course you will be touring through four modules, starting by taking a close look at the bacterial cell structure and functions which will then lead you to the study of viruses. You will go through the differences in the different types of cells which will allow you to distinguish the two major groups of bacteria and techniques. Next, you will focus on Forensic Microbiology, its history and how this discipline has evolved. Finally, we will look at the latest molecular techniques used for detecting microbes’ genetic material.

Average: 6.9 (11 votes)
Mar 27th 2017

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 around the world.

Average: 6.2 (9 votes)
Mar 20th 2017

Discover how psychology can help obtain evidence from eyewitnesses in police investigations and prevent miscarriages of justice.

Average: 7.6 (8 votes)
Feb 6th 2017

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 decomposed body. Who was this person? Why did they die? Where had the body been stored all of this time? Were they murdered? And if so, by whom?

Average: 8 (1 vote)
Nov 7th 2016

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

Average: 6.5 (12 votes)
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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 framework.

Average: 7.3 (7 votes)
Oct 3rd 2016

Learn how police use science in criminal investigations and its role in the criminal justice system with this free online course.

Average: 8.7 (3 votes)
Self Paced

This is a general public information forum on the topic of scientific method as it applies to psychology in the legal (forensic) setting.

Average: 8.3 (4 votes)