About Podcast



RTI International’s Center for Forensic Sciences presents Just Science, a podcast for justice professionals and anyone interested in learning more about forensic science, innovative technology, current research, and actionable strategies to improve the criminal justice system.

This podcast discusses a wide range of issues, including leadership and efficiency in crime laboratories, sexual assault response, and broader challenges faced by science and public security. We cover every type of forensic discipline, including DNA, fingerprints, trace evidence, toxicology, seized drugs, crime scene investigation, and much more!

Just Science was developed by RTI International and funded in part by the National Institute of Justice’s Forensic Technology Center of Excellence [Award 2016-MU-BX-K110]. All of our podcast episodes are available to the public at no cost.

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Lauren Mangum is a Multimedia Communication Specialist at RTI International. Lauren believes that through her work with the Center for Forensic Science Office she can better disseminate information to the forensic community. She is the producer of the Just Science Podcast, which is designed to highlight key leaders in forensic science research, practice and innovation. Before working at RTI International Lauren was an Event Technology Specialist at SAS for two years where she coordinated and ran AV for conferences and meetings. Lauren holds a Bachelor’s degree in Media Communication from North Carolina State University.

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