The not so silent witness - Developing a forensic science oral history project

  • Nic Daeid, Niamh (Principal Investigator)
  • McIvor, Arthur (Co-investigator)
  • Walker, David (Researcher)

Project: Internally funded project

Project Details


An important and timely oral history project centred on capturing the oral testimonies and organising witness seminars of practicing and retired forensic science professionals based (initially) in Scotland and the wider UK. This will be a unique project and will capitalise on both Strathclyde’s and Scotland’s rich history and contribution to the discipline over the last 60 years. This project develops a new and exciting collaboration between the Centre for Forensic Science (CFS), Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry in the Faculty of Science, and the Scottish Oral History Centre, part of HaSS.
Effective start/end date1/03/1231/07/12

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions