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- Senior Lecturer
- Dept of Security and Crime Science
- Faculty of Engineering Science
Ruth is a Senior Lecturer in the department of Security and Crime Science, and the Director of the UCL Centre for the Forensic Sciences. The Centre seeks to facilitate a network of UCL academics from a wide range of different disciplines and departments to enable a strategic and multidisciplinary research programme in collaboration with external partners and forensic science stakeholders.
She is a member of a number of committees including the London Geological Society Forensic Geoscience Group, the UK Forensic Science Education Group and a member of the Advisory Board of Inside Justice. She was part of the group that put together the QAA benchmark statement for Forensic Science. She is also a reviewer for forensic geoscience submissions for a number of internationally peer reviewed journals.
Ruth is the programme director for the MSc Crime and Forensic Science, and convenes four modules, 'Crime Scene Investigation', 'Forensic Geoscience', 'Investigation and Detection' and 'The Interpretation of Forensic Evidence'. She teaches on the MSc Crime Science, MSc Countering Organised Crime and Terrorism, MRes Security Science. She supervises PhD, MRes and MSc thesis research, is the departmental Research Graduate Tutor, departmental Tutor for Women and Tutor for Careers.
|01-JUL-2010||Director||UCL JDI Centre for the Forensic Sciences, United Kingdom|
|2006||DPhil||Doctor of Philosophy – Forensic Geoscience||University of Oxford|
|2006||MA Oxon||MA Oxon – Geography||Hertford College Oxford|
|2002||BA||Bachelor of Arts – Geography||Hertford College Oxford|