Why I chose to attend Huddersfield University

/ August 13, 2018

As many of you know I am going to be 50 this year so am about a quarter way through my life. No I didn’t say that because I cannot count but because I hope to be the worlds oldest living man and die at an age twice as long as people live now. Anyway, that’s digressing, you also will

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Lab Tech competition registration is open

/ August 3, 2018

Science laboratory technicians demonstrate technical competence in the use of complex instrumentation and laboratory equipment and are skilled in the use of particular techniques and procedures to solve practical problems through performing analyses, tests and measurements while ensuring safe and ethical working practices. These skills are highly regarded by employers and as such a new WorldSkills UK competition is looking

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Are you up for the challenge?

/ July 26, 2018

Are you interested in a career investigating death? Then this is the course for you. Providing you with the skills and knowledge necessary to elevate your CV and get you that interview this is the course that will boost your chances of getting that job.  

Forensic Science inquiry call for evidence

/ July 24, 2018

The House of Lords Science and Technology Select Committee, under the Chairmanship of Lord Patel, is conducting an inquiry into forensic science. The Committee invites interested individuals and organisations to submit evidence to this inquiry. In recent years concerns have been raised about the state of forensic science in the UK, and in particular in England and Wales. In July

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Working Together

/ July 11, 2018

WorldSkills UK skills competitions are run nationally by a competition organising partner which in the case of Forensic Science is Complete Forensics C.I.C. Although our name and logo are on top of everything with the WorldSkills UK logo we always try and include those of the organisations that support, equip and help us. You too can help deliver this competition,

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Skills competitions give young people their competitive edge 

/ June 27, 2018

The results are in: Skills competitions give young people their competitive edge  Employers, colleges and training providers consistently tell us how skills competitions provide accelerated development for young people to achieve greater technical excellence in their skill. Our exciting new research in partnership with the Edge Foundation backs this up, in demonstrating how skills competitions are making a big difference to the

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Joint Scientific Fingerprint Bureau Trainer

/ June 25, 2018

Gwent Police are looking for a new member of the team to deliver comprehensive support to their Joint Scientific Investigation Unit, ensuring the bureau maximises the opportunity of crime detection and reduction.

The heats are complete…

/ June 23, 2018

On Wednesday the 20th of June we visited Neath Campus of NPTC Group of Colleges in Wales for this years final WorldSkills UK Forensic Science competition. What a smashing day it was too. We were very happy to have guest judge Mark Case with us from DSTL where he works in transforming forensics for the UK. Mark is shown here

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