Research and analysis

Forensic science and beyond

The Government Chief Scientific Adviser's annual report for 2015.

Documents

Forensic science and beyond: authenticity, provenance and assurance - evidence and case studies

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The second annual report of the Government Chief Scientific Adviser (GCSA), Sir Mark Walport, looks at the power of forensic science and its many applications.

The report draws on evidence provided by experts in several fields. It covers the use of forensic analysis within the criminal justice system through to the prevention, deterrence and detection of fraudulent products and services.