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Dr Gillian Tully – the Forensic Science Regulator

Lecture 401, Fourth Floor


Dr Gillian Tully Lecture, Visiting Professor at Northumbria University

In her own right Dr Tully is an internationally recognised forensic scientist with 25 years of expertise in the application of forensic genetics to criminal investigations.  Dr Tully has, for many years, led on significant research collaborations with industry, academia and forensic science laboratories worldwide - accountable for the validation of innovative techniques and methodology of forensic DNA analysis used in courts today across the UK and internationally.  As such, Dr Tully has amassed a significant personal publication and patent record and has been called upon to give expert evidence on the research, development and validation of the country’s gold standard forensic analysis methods to courts across both the UK and overseas. 

Dr Gillian Tully’s regulatory role is a prestigious and influential post carrying significant accountability for the provision of scientific quality standards within the criminal justice system.  As the advisor to Home Office ministers, on matters associated with forensic science, Dr Tully is the figure-head of forensic science and her public role draws attention to her opinions and influence.  In this capacity, Dr Tully has given evidence to the House of Commons and House of Lords and is well respected amongst her peers and senior professionals across the criminal justice system, routinely working across the jurisdictions of law, policing and science.

This talk will be of interest to those in forensic science, law and policing.

7th May 2019

Refreshments will be served in the Corporate Hub (Fourth Floor) from 4:30pm. The lecture will be at 5:00 - 6:00pm in Room 401, Harvard Lecture Theatre.

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Event Details

Lecture 401, Fourth Floor
Business and Law Building, City Campus East
Newcastle upon Tyne


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