Crime Scene Investigator – Brigg North Lincolnshire

/ March 17, 2019

The Regional Scientific Support Service which forms part of West Yorkshire Police supplies Crime Scene Investigation (CSI) services to the Yorkshire and Humber police forces. Crime Scene Investigators are locally based within the communities they serve. An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Humberside Police area CSI unit based in Brigg North Lincolnshire where they are looking to recruit two

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Finally you can register

/ March 8, 2019

OK so the issues affecting the WorldSkills UK registration system are fixed To a point… If you are registering a number of your students rather than them doing it themselves you may have difficulties. This is due to some silly issue about points of contact for each organisation. Should you have issues or the organisation box be greyed out please

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And in the UK we are still looking at pigs…

/ March 7, 2019

A Quebec University is the latest in a long line to open a body farm to allow research into systems of death both to aid investigations but also our understanding of what happens when we die…. Read more here

“These competitions…

/ March 1, 2019

…do more to change the culture and prestige about skills and apprenticeships than almost anything else that I can see” Anne Milton, Minister of State for Apprenticeships and Skills The use of embedded competitions in your curriculum will help ensure your training and teaching is future proof and not only shows your establishment off to others but it actually gives

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British Science Week poster competition

/ February 24, 2019

Get your students’ creative juices flowing and enter the annual British Science Week poster competition! This year’s theme is ‘journeys’. Here’s how you can get involved: Step one: Research different journeys. As well as journeys involving travel, think about journeys of discovery, journeys through time, journeys of animal and plants etc. Let these provide inspiration for your poster designs. Step

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British Science Week 2019

/ February 17, 2019

What are you doing for British Science Week 2019? Coming in March this annual event is designed to bring all ages into the scientific world and highlight some of the amazing things we have achieved through science. Not only are there activity packs for schools but activities for parents to carry out with their children during the holidays. Why not

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Jobs at Key Forensics

/ February 16, 2019

For a company that was going into administration it is good to see Key Forensics back in the market place (I know it didn’t go anywhere) and getting stronger. Lets hope this will help the forensics industry in the UK. Anyway there are a number of roles open on their recruitment page at the moment for all ranges of staff.

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This job is live at the moment – DNA Analyst

/ February 16, 2019

And it does say: “A scientific degree is preferred but not essential”. Role Summary To work as part of a dynamic team, carrying out forensic DNA analysis and using the latest techniques on a range of sample types. To interpret case findings including analytical results and produce clear, succinct interpretations and conclusions in report format to assist in the investigation

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Are we starting to see Privatised Forensics?

/ February 4, 2019

In 2012 the company known as G4S was meant to start bringing together Forensic Services for a few Policing Agencies in the West Midlands but due to their botched and inept failures at the Olympics that year saw the forces all pull out. What many people don’t know is that G4S has been supplying and delivering forensic services in Lincolnshire

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