Professor Jim Fraser

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Professor Jim Fraser is a research professor of forensic science and a forensic investigator. He has been involved in hundreds of murder investigations.

Professor Jim Fraser

About Jim Fraser

Jim Fraser is Research Professor in Forensic Science at the University of Strathclyde, a Commissioner of the Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission and a Past President of the Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences.

He has over forty years’ experience in forensic science and has worked on many high-profile cases including the deaths of Rachel Nickell, Damilola Taylor and Gareth Williams, the GCHQ code breaker. He has extensive experience as an expert witness in criminal courts in the UK and has advised many public agencies including police organisations in the UK and abroad, the Home Office, the Scottish Parliament and the UK Parliament.

Jim has published a number of books including “Murder Under the Microscope: Serial Killers, Cold Cases and Life as a Forensic Investigator” (Atlantic Books 2020) and Forensic Science - a very short introduction (OUP 2020).

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