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Forensics expert leads missing persons search in Kosovo

May 21st, 2018

A Murdoch University forensic scientist is helping to find human remains in Kosovo as part of efforts to identify missing persons from the 1998-99 war.

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Countdown to Malaysia for forensic students

May 1st, 2018

Malaysia delegation

Running investigations into disasters like explosions, hijackings and homicides on ships are among the skills that five Murdoch University forensic science students will hone in July when they visit Malaysia.

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Could insect larvae help solve rape murder cases?

September 27th, 2017

Laura Dutton with Dr Paola Magni (right)

Murdoch University forensic researchers have made a promising discovery, which could aid investigations into sexually-motivated homicide cases.

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Murdoch forensic expert talks crime scenes

April 8th, 2017

Forensic expert Dr Paola Magni gave a TEDx presentation in Sydney

Forensic biologist Dr Paola Magni explained the science behind crime solving to an audience at TedX in Sydney.

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‘Undercover’ lecture series to reveal research secrets

February 16th, 2017

Dr Paola Magni

World leading researchers from Murdoch University will be presenting a series of free public lectures on topics as diverse as covert whale research and the use of insects to help solve crimes, starting later this month.

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Murdoch out in force for National Science Week

August 22nd, 2016

Murdoch staff demonstrate forensic facial reconstruction at Oberthur Primary School

Murdoch staff used caterpillars, drones and blood splatter to inspire thousands of young scientists last week.

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