This PhD results from a national collaboration between the University of Portsmouth’s Forensic Innovation Partnership (FIP), Hampshire Constabulary Scientific Services Department, and the National Police Chief Council, Forensic Capability Network (FCN). It builds on a joint study reviewing the current sustainability of forensic practice in the UK, focusing on forensic consumables and associated practice in crime scene processing by lead supervisor, Dr Paul Smith.

The FCN’s Research & Development Manager, Dr Carolyn Lovell will act as an external consultant and mentor to the successful applicant. She said:

“This is a great opportunity to help reduce the environmental impact of forensic consumables. I’m looking forward to working with the successful applicant.”

For full details and access to the application process, go here:

Improving the Sustainability of Forensic Consumables: A case study approach to support the design and implementation of environmentally friendly consumables for forensic packaging at University of Portsmouth on