Chapter I. Section I: The Professional Development of Forensic Science

  1. Niamh Nic Daéid

Published Online: 1 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470686034.ch1

Fifty Years of Forensic Science: A Commentary

Fifty Years of Forensic Science: A Commentary

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Nic Daéid, N. (ed) (2010) Section I: The Professional Development of Forensic Science, in Fifty Years of Forensic Science: A Commentary, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470686034.ch1

Editor Information

  1. Centre for Forensic Science, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 MAR 2010
  2. Published Print: 19 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470684009

Online ISBN: 9780470686034

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Keywords:

  • forensic science - from its origins, horrific, riveting interest to devotee and observer alike;
  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's imagination - trend for age of forensic medicine;
  • forensic science - hotch potch of different specialities, gaining upper hand;
  • 26 (4) - 1986 The Forensic Science Society – a way forward;
  • public image of forensic science to-day - organisations of all kinds giving attention to “Public Image”;
  • forensic science, unique among sciences - lacking a focus and a centre;
  • post-war development in forensic science within United Kingdom - in England;
  • 31 (4) - 1991 Forensic science on the quality track;
  • public perception of forensic science - coinciding with media activity;
  • 1 (1) - 1960 criminal aspects of forensic science in Great Britain

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • 1 (1) - 1960 Criminal aspects of forensic science in Great Britain

  • 4 (2) - 1964 Forensic science or sciences?

  • 4 (4) - 1964 Shriving a science

  • 5 (1) - 1965 A public image

  • 5 (2) - 1965 Don't forget them in Swahililand

  • 6 (2) - 1966 The vacant headquarters

  • 9 (2a) - 1969 Six just men

  • 9 (2b) - 1969 “A forensic scientist?”

  • 13 (3) - 1973 I hold every man a debtor to his profession

  • 14 (2) - 1974 Police perimeters – politics or planning

  • 17 (4) - 1977 Theory and practice

  • 20 (3) - 1980 Forensic Science – a broader basis

  • 21 (1) - 1981 General practice in forensic science

  • 24 (6) - 1984 Does forensic science have a future?

  • 24 (6) - 1985 Does forensic science have a future?

  • 25 (1) - 1985 But is it anything?

  • 25 (1) - 1985 But is it anything?

  • 25 (5) - 1985 Towards expert experts

  • 26 (2) - 1986 Doctrine, Science, Belief, Evidence

  • 26 (4) - 1986 The Forensic Science Society – a way forward?

  • 26 (5) - 1986 All systems go?

  • 27 (2) - 1987 Police productivity

  • 29 (1) - 1989 Professional qualifications – a milestone

  • 30 (5) - 1990 Brave New World

  • 31 (2) - 1991 “Come forth into the light of things, let nature be your teacher”

  • 31 (4) - 1991 Forensic science on the quality track

  • 32 (2) - 1992 But is this being professional?

  • 32 (4) - 1992 Can we help you, sir?

  • 33 (3) - 1993 Is this where the buck stops?

  • 34 (1) - 1994 An expert what?

  • 34 (2) - 1994 Quo vadis?

  • 35 (1) - 1995 Does forensic science give value for money?

  • 35 (3) - 1995 Renascor

  • 35 (4) - 1995 Lest we forget

  • 36 (3) - 1996 Forensic futurology

  • 36 (4) - 1996 Ambivalence – a problem for forensic science

  • 37 (1) - 1997 Private or public

  • 37 (3) - 1997 Jobs for the boys

  • 38 (1) - 1998 Proactive forensic science

  • 38 (4) - 1998 SOP or CPD, place your bets

  • 39 (1) - 1999 Forensic apartheid?

  • 39 (2) - 1999 Let me through, I'm a ummmm …

  • 39 (3) - 1999 Something nasty hiding …

  • 39 (4) - 1999 From Bach to Schoenberg

  • 42 (2) - 2002 A professional body for forensic scientists

  • 45 (1) - 2005 Professionalism – duties and privileges

  • 45 (3) - 2005 Who guards the guards?

  • 45 (4) - 2005 Everything changes and nothing is constant

  • 47 (2) - 2007 Eight years on

  • 47 (2) - 2007 Regulation of Forensic Physicians and the CRFP

  • 47 (3) - 2007 CPD, an effective means of professional development…or is it?

  • 48 (1) - 2008 President of the Forensic Science Society

  • 48 (3) - 2008 The forensic science regulator

  • References