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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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Forensic science students learn to investigate mass disasters

September 7th, 2017

Murdoch University forensic science students will sharpen their crime and disaster scene investigation skills in Malaysia alongside forensic investigators who worked on the crash of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 (MH17).

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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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Free public lecture: How nature can help catch criminals

March 17th, 2017

Dr Paola Magni

The fascinating role of insects, crustaceans and plants in criminal investigations will be presented in a free public lecture at Murdoch on Monday, 20 March. Dr Paola Magni, a forensic biologist with a focus on entomology, will talk about a number of cases where these organisms have helped investigators understand crucial facts about murders, and even help lead them to the perpetrators.

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Call for Murdoch women to be bold for change

March 10th, 2017

The Murdoch community gathered to hear from a group of inspirational women to celebrate International Women’s Day. Keeping to the theme of Be Bold for Change, the speakers shared their views on how our society can move closer to gender equity.

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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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