Prof Jim Fraser, Director of the Centre for Forensic Science, University of Strathclyde
Dr Romelle Piercy, violent crime manager, Forensic Science Service’s London laboratory
Dr Ian Hanson, Lecturer Forensic Archaeology, Bournemouth University
Forensic techniques are now widely used in crime cases and new techniques are even being used retrospectively to solve old crimes. The Science Media Centre invited scientists to brief the press on the current issues in forensic science, DNA technology, and new technologies for solving crimes.