Insects help CSI cases
News Release Release Date: October 10, 2012 1:00 a.m.
Noted forensic entomologist Gail Anderson will deliver the annual Dr. Gordon Wicijowski Law Foundation of Saskatchewan Chair in Police Studies lecture on Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. in the Education Building (ED 193) at the University of Regina.
The lecture, entitled “Murder and Maggots: The Use of Insect Evidence in Criminal Investigations”, will use true case histories to illustrate how forensic entomology, the study of insects associated with dead bodies, can be used in criminal investigations to help determine the circumstances surrounding a death.
Anderson is professor and associate director in the School of Criminology, director of undergraduate programs and co-director of the Centre for Forensic Research. She is a board certified forensic entomologist (Diplomate of the American Board of Forensic Entomology) and a regular consultant to the RCMP and city police across Canada.
The Dr. Gordon Wicijowski Law Foundation of Saskatchewan Chair in Police Studies lecture is sponsored by the Faculty of Arts, through the generous support of the Law Foundation of Saskatchewan Chair in Police Studies at the University of Regina.
For more information visit, www.uregina.ca/arts/public-lectures/law-foundation.html.
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