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Forensic archaeology, bomb investigations, computer forensics among topics of URI's fall Forensic Science Seminar Series – University of Rhode Island

Series to begin with Boston Globe, WPRI Channel 12 reporters discussing investigative journalism
KINGSTON, R.I. – Sept. 8, 2022 – Experts on bomb investigations, forensic archaeology, and cold case investigations are among the speakers for the fall University of Rhode Island Forensic Science Seminar Series, which runs Friday afternoons from Sept. 16 through Dec. 9.
The fall series, which also includes lectures on recreational cannabis legalization, forensic genealogy and expert witness testimony, will be held from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in Room 100 of the Beaupre Center for Chemical and Forensic Sciences on URI’s Kingston Campus. This is the 24th year of the free, public seminar series, which also offers lectures in the spring. See the full schedule.
Those who cannot attend in person may view the lectures live online or at a later date by going to https://www.chm.uri.edu/forensics/seminars.php and clicking on the link in the topic section.
“This is the Forensic Science Partnership’s 24th year of providing seminars from experts on topical subjects related to forensic science,” said Dennis Hilliard, director of the Rhode Island State Crime Laboratory and co-founder of URI’s Forensic Science Partnership. “We are fortunate to have so many local presenters, especially from the University, and three renowned reporters who will discuss their work in investigative journalism. There are also three well-respected presenters, who will travel to URI to participate in our program. The Forensic Science Partnership represents a model of successful investment in the core chemistry program at URI in close partnership with the State Crime Laboratory, within the College of Pharmacy.”
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