A winning mentality

A winning mentality

You will by now have heard that Catherine Jones a 26 year old student from Gower College Swansea succeeded in becoming the 7th Gold Medal winner in Forensic Science during WorldSKills UK LIVE 2019. We managed to catch up with Catherine and ask a few questions about her win: Why did you enter? My lecturer Amy Herbert put the competition to me and asked if I’d like to give it

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Please spare two minutes to help us.

Please spare two minutes to help us.

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Forensic Science students – good for nothing?

Forensic Science students – good for nothing?

Is that a misleading headline? Are Forensic Science students good for nothing? I certainly do NOT think so I believe they all have something to offer but I recently came across Gradcracker the STEM careers website that says it has jobs for all STEM careers. It even has a search box to tick for forensic science students to search for careers in their chosen discipline. UNFORTUNATELY there is not one

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Open consultation – Control of data: proposed new text for the codes of practice and conduct

Open consultation – Control of data: proposed new text for the codes of practice and conduct

A recent cyber security issue that significantly affected a forensic science provider has raised the question of whether the community requires more specific requirements covering the range of possible types of IT security. The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) was asked to consider what specific requirements could be considered for future versions of the codes. The Regulator asks that all forensic science providers of any size, review their IT security,

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Who will take home GOLD?

Who will take home GOLD?

Have you got your free tickets yet? WorldSkills UK LIVE is coming in November and it’s free to visit. No matter what your looking for in a job you can find many different organisations there to ask questions, talk to and have a go at activities. We will be there delivering the Forensic Science competition for the 7th year running so why not grab your free tickets and visit us

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Cyber-attack leads to backlog of 20,000 forensic samples

Cyber-attack leads to backlog of 20,000 forensic samples

The BBC has been looking into the scandal of Eurofins Forensic Services who were hacked a while ago and believes that there are around 20000 samples that are currently in the backlog, waiting for processing. This is huge and the backlog will only get bigger the longer this goes on. Remember Police Scotland have already stopped using Eurofins until they report that their systems are safe and I am sure

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Digital Forensic Investigator

Digital Forensic Investigator

Counter Terrorism Policing South East (CTP SE) are recruiting for a Digital Forensic Investigator to conduct detailed digital forensic examinations as part of investigations and operations into Terrorism and Domestic Extremism related offences. This is an exciting role with opportunities to learn and develop your skills in a unique environment. Conducting digital forensic examinations of seized computers, mobile phones and other electronic devices using appropriate ISO17025 accredited processes, methodologies, tools

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