Each year, the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors (ASCLD) Symposium convenes a diverse group of forensic science practitioners from around the country in one place where they can discuss their challenges, successes, and shared experiences. This year’s symposium was held in Austin, Texas, where the theme was Resilient Leadership. The Forensic Technology Center of Excellence recorded on-site in the hopes of bringing a bit of this year's symposium magic to you. Listen along as Just Science sits down with attendees and speakers at the 2023 ASCLD Symposium to discuss the importance of resilient leadership in forensic science, especially following the worst global pandemic in the past hundred years. Stay tuned!
Special Release Episode
In this Special Release episode, Just Science sat down with Dr. Mohammed Almazrouei, a forensic practitioner with the Abu Dhabi Police, to discuss his dissertation work, which examines how workplace stressors may affect decision-making in the field of forensic science. Listen along as Dr. Almazrouei highlights some of the most salient workplace stressors in forensic science, how those stressors affect decision-making, and how he has laid the foundation for future research on this topic.
Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2023
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month; a campaign designed to raise awareness for and provide methods to prevent sexual violence. In honor of Sexual Assault Awareness month, Just Science sat down with several experts whose research and career experience encompass a wide range of topics related to sexual assault cases. From conducting research on sexual violence to prosecuting assailants and caring for survivors, listen along as our guests provide invaluable insight into the ever-evolving field of sexual assault response reform.
The opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this podcast episode are those of the speaker(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of the U.S. Department of Justice.