Prof. Niamh Nic Daeid
Director of Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science
University of Dundee
Professor Niamh Nic Daeid is an award winning Chartered Chemist and Authorised forensic scientist. She is a Professor of Forensic Science and Director of the Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science at the University of Dundee, developing robust scientific methods and science communication for the justice systems. She has been involved in forensic science education, research and casework for over 29 years. She is a past chair of the European working group for fire and explosion investigation and the INTERPOL forensic science managers symposium. She sits on the scientific advisory board of the International Criminal Court, is a strategic partner for the International Forensic Strategic Alliance and acts as an expert forensic advisor to the UN. She has published over 200 peer reviewed research papers and book chapters, 5 edited books and holds a research grant portfolio in excess of £27 million.