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Laundry cycle demo reveals extensive textile fibre shedding

King’s has hosted the UK’s public first demonstration of fibre fragmentation, highlighting the extent to which textile fibres shed from fabric during a...

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King's to help examine how environmental impact of fashion is measured

Dr Matteo Gallidabino, a forensic chemist based at King’s College London, will contribute to the project, which aims to help transform the fashion industry.

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Jiu Jitsu team tests fibres transfers in mock assaults

Academics at King’s College London and Northumbria University have examined how many clothing fibres transferred between victim and assailant during mock...

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Wastewater microfibres contributes to potential pollution on Kenyan coastline

Researchers from King’s and Northumbria University found that microfibres released from washing clothes may pose problems for East African ecosystems

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New research gives potential for more accurate methamphetamine detection

The research - conducted with The Institute of Environmental Science and Research (ESR), New Zealand - analyses the retention of methamphetamine residues on...

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A summer of success for King's Forensics

King’s Forensics is an academic group within King’s College London that hosts a range of world-leading laboratories, including the Drug Control Centre: the...

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Drug Control Centre prepares for Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

The Drug Control Centre (DCC), a part of King’s Forensics at King’s College London, is pleased to provide support to UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) for the Birmingham...

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Bolashaq Scholarship Programme continues its success at King's Forensics

Another successful iteration of scholarship holders from Kazakhstan have graduated from King’s Forensics Bolashaq bespoke programme in Forensic Science, Law,...

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Milestone reached by UKAD in partnership with King's College London

More than 100,000 samples have been collected by UK Anti-Doping (UKAD), many of which were processed at the Drug Control Centre (DCC) at King’s Forensics.


UKAD renews partnership with King's to test athlete samples for anti-doping purposes

A new six-year contract has been signed between UKAD (UK Anti-Doping) and DCC (The Drug Control Centre), King’s Forensics at King’s, marking a new stage in a...

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New method to detect and visualise sperm cells recovered from forensic evidence

The technique aims to significantly reduce the cost and amount of time needed to screen items of evidence in cases of sexual assault.

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King's Forensics continues successful collaboration with the Government of Kazakhstan

Twenty-eight Kazakh forensic experts have graduated from a King’s Forensics programme designed to help facilitate reform of Kazakhstan’s justice sector.

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Study of 60 cities' microbes finds each has a signature microbial fingerprint

An international consortium, including a team from King’s Forensics, has reported the largest-ever global metagenomic study of urban microbiomes, spanning...

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The need for a protocol to prevent racial bias in DNA databasing

Professor Denise Syndercombe Court highlights the potential for racial bias in the way DNA profiles are collected and stored.

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King's Forensics broadens collaboration with Kazakhstan through online teaching and research

King’s Forensics is successfully continuing its long-lasting collaboration with the Ministry of Justice of Kazakhstan despite restrictions imposed by the...

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