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Forensic Research

Eight key themes

The current portfolio of forensic scientific activities within the CLHC cover eight key themes that represent the forensic academic expertise in the network :

  1. Criminalistics, Criminology and Crime Scene Science
  2. Forensic Statistics and Mathematics
  3. Forensic Engineering
  4. Digital Forensics, Forensic Big Data Analysis and Cybercrime
  5. Forensic (Analytical) Chemistry
  6. Forensic Medicine
  7. Forensic (Bio)Physics
  8. Forensic Biology
The eight key research themes
The eight key research themes

Each theme will be discussed in more detail in the subsequent pages providing information on the ongoing projects and the institutes and scientists involved. A special section is dedicated to ARISTA, a unique subsurface taphonomic test site located at the Amsterdam UMC, location AMC.

A short history of the CLHC and its portfolio of forensic scientific activities was published in the journal Expertise and Recht in 2020: