Prof. Ruth Morgan

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Ruth Morgan is a Professor of Crime and Forensic Science at University College London (UCL); Vice Dean of the UCL faculty of Engineering Sciences, and both founder and director of the UCL Centre for the Forensic Sciences.

Prof. Ruth Morgan

About Ruth Morgan

Ruth Morgan is a Professor of Crime and Forensic Science at University College London (UCL); Vice Dean of the UCL faculty of Engineering Sciences, and both founder and director of the UCL Centre for the Forensic Sciences, which facilitates multi- and inter-disciplinary research across government and policy, policing, law and the creative industry.

Morgan has received the PW Allen Award from the Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences for excellent research three times: 2006, 2016 and 2018.

As one of the World Economic Forum's Young Scientists, Morgan serves on the World Economic Future Council for Scientific Collaboration, where she is working to develop opportunities for collaboration across disciplines and industries with a view to getting science into the hands of decision makers.

Ruth was the specialist adviser to the House of Lords Science and Technology Select Committee, during their inquiry into Forensic Science in 2018. She is also an advocate for developing meaningful and impactful science communication and is an international speaker, including having done a TED talk on the misinterpretation of forensic science evidence.

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