Scientifically rigorous and accessible forensic science is crucial to the criminal justice system, but how does the science community and judiciary ensure exacting standards are reinforced to uphold the law? Historically, scientists and the judiciary rarely seek each other’s counsel outside the theatre of the courtroom.
Join us for a very public conversation with leading international forensic chemist Professor Niamh Nic Daéid and an esteemed member of the judiciary to discuss how their professional ecosystems can work together to raise standards and in turn raise public confidence in the justice system.
This is an 18+ event. This venue is licensed. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. The Queensland Museum Network supports the responsible consumption of alcohol at all events.
Paul Willis' life has centred around telling stories for science, which has seen him on television across the country with the ABC and acting as Director at the Royal Institution...View Profile
Niamh Nic Daéid is Director of the Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science—a 10-year, £10million centre aiming to disrupt and reframe forensic science within the justice system. For over 24...View Profile
Soraya Ryan is a Judge of the Supreme Court of Queensland. After working for a commercial law firm, as a judge’s associate and on a commission of inquiry, Justice Ryan...View Profile
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