Niamh Nic Daéid

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 years, Niamh has been involved in forensic science education, research and casework and works with a wide range of scientists, judges and science communicators.

Niamh is a chartered chemist, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh and holds fellowships with a number of other professional bodies. She is a consultant for the UN and has chaired the INTERPOL forensic science managers symposium and the European Fire and Explosion Investigation Working Group. She is the current Vice Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board for the International Criminal Court. She has been presented with many awards including the Pete Ganci Award for Fire Investigation and the Distinguished Forensic Scientist award from the European Network of Forensic Science Institutes.

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