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Latest Dissertations

The impact of impulsivity, victimisation, paraphilia and sexual esteem on sexual risk-taking in individuals with borderline personality disorder

  • Author:
  • Bethany Raven
  • Subjects:
  • Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)
  • Coronavirus
  • Covid-19
  • impulsivity
  • pandemic
  • paraphilia
  • sex
  • sex life
  • sexual esteem
  • sexual relationships
  • sexual risk-taking
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)
  • victimisation
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • MSc Forensic Psychology

Investigating whether altering a weapons length, width and velocity causes a significant change in cast-off spatter pattern and droplet area

  • Author:
  • Tabitha Eve
  • Subjects:
  • backspatter
  • blood spatter pattern
  • crime scene investigation
  • crime scene simulation
  • forensic applications
  • Forensic Science
  • weapon
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2018
  • Award:
  • MSc Forensic Science

Synthetic cannabinoids and electronic cigarettes: An investigation into the extent of breakdown and pyrolysis in vaped cannabinoid smoke

  • Author:
  • Ryan Senior
  • Subjects:
  • e-cigarettes
  • pharmacology
  • pyrolysis
  • recreational drugs
  • synthetic cannabinoids
  • vaping
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2019
  • Award:
  • MSc Forensic Science

Assessing the Use of Putrescine and Cadaverine as Indicators of Decomposition as a Means of Locating Corpses through Predictive Modelling with Time and Temperature

  • Author:
  • Kaitlyn Terry
  • Subjects:
  • biogenic amines
  • corpse location
  • crime scene investigation
  • decomposition
  • forensic applications
  • Forensic Science
  • human body
  • human decomposition
  • human identification
  • post-mortem interval
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • MSc Forensic Science

Feminine Hygiene Products as Sources of Exposure to Volatile Organic Compounds and Phthalates

  • Author:
  • Maxine Freckelton
  • Subjects:
  • female health
  • feminine hygiene products
  • phthalates
  • volatile organic compounds
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2019
  • Award:
  • MSc Forensic Science

Comparison of Charcoal and MonotrapTM Probes for the Pre-concentration of Petrol prior to Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry

  • Author:
  • Holly Beresford
  • Subjects:
  • activated charcoal
  • arson
  • fire investigation
  • forensic applications
  • Forensic Science
  • mass spectrometry
  • monotraps
  • passive headspace
  • petrol
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2018
  • Award:
  • MSc Forensic Science

Population data of X-STR and Y-STR markers in English and Irish males

  • Author:
  • Tasbiha Khan
  • Subjects:
  • discrimination
  • diversity
  • DNA
  • English population
  • forensic applications
  • Forensic Science
  • genetics
  • human identification
  • Irish population
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • MSc Forensic Science

Distinguishing Pen Types Using Raman Spectroscopy and the Video Spectral Comparator and Evaluating the Impact of Paper Types on This Identification

  • Author:
  • Jessica Perry
  • Subjects:
  • Forensic Science
  • Raman Spectroscopy
  • science
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • BSc (Hons) Forensic Science

Comparing Methods of Simulating Backspatter from Cranial Gunshot Wounds

  • Author:
  • Kylee Morrison
  • Subjects:
  • backspatter
  • blood spatter pattern
  • cranial model
  • crime scene simulation
  • forensic applications
  • Forensic Science
  • gunshot wounds
  • shooting parameters
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • MSc Forensic Science

The effectiveness of commercially available kits to detect date rape drugs in spiked beverages

  • Author:
  • Jessica Bunting
  • Subjects:
  • drugs
  • Forensic Science
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • BSc (Hons) Forensic Science