Dr Lorna Dawson – Death, Dirt and DNA

Soil forensic science as used in criminal investigations. 

Lorna Dawson is a Principal Soil Scientist in the Environmental and Biochemical Sciences group at the James Hutton Institute, and has over 25 years experience in managing and conducting research in soil and plant interactions. Lorna is Head of the Soil Forensics Group at the Hutton Institute, honorary professor in Forensic Science at Robert Gordon University, and is seconded to manage and advise on the Environmental Change programme within the Scottish Government‘s (RESAS) strategic research, where she reports to the Directors’ Executive Committee to ensure effective delivery of the Scottish Government’s Strategic Research Programme.

This event is part of the Edinburgh Science Festival. The event is free and not ticketed. Accepting a Meetup invitation does not guarantee entry. Please get to the Banshee in good time to safeguard a seat.