The attendance & engagment from students was overwelming & I am grateful for the experience.
Recommended literature on Cognitive Bias in Forensic Science as follows:
& if you want to go further down the rabbit hole you can check professor Dror’s publications: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/~ucjtidr/
ΙΣΟΛΟΓΙΣΜΟΣ 31ης ΔΕΚΕΜΒΡΙΟΥ 2016 -ΕΤΑΙΡΙΚΗ ΧΡΗΣΗ (1/1-31/12/2016)
We inform you that Senior Examiner of our lab Dr. Michael Pertsinakis will present his findings titled “The result of visual feedback in the static and kinetic individual characteristics of signatures” at the 17th conference of International Graphonomics Society in Gaeta, Italy οn June 18, 2017. This conference has been endorsed by IAPR ( International Association of Pattern Recognition).
More information can be found here: http://www.graphonomics.org/igs2017/
We are very happy to announce that Senior Examiner Mr. Michael Pertsinakis successfully defended his thesis “The influence of visual feedback in the static and dynamic individual characteristics of handwriting” and received the award of PhD in Forensic Sciences by the Staffordshire University.
We congratulate deeply Dr. Pertsinakis and we wish him the best for his further scientific endeavours.
Handouts given during the Non-Originals: The pitfalls & the possibilities of working without original documents workshop,given on the 2nd of April during the Emirates International Forensic Conference & Exhibition in Dubai, are now available.
The handouts can be downloaded from the following link:
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On Thursday April 6th of 2017, our laboratory manager mr. Nikolaos Kalantzis will deliver two lectures to the MSc Document Analysis students of the University of Central Lancashire.
The titles of the lectures are as follows:
The Chartered Society of Forensic Science in collaboration with Chartoularios P.C. Laboratory of Questioned Document Studies, will have our lab manager mr. Nikolaos Kalantzis deliver the following workshop in Staffordshire University:
Date: Friday 7th April 2017
Location: Staffordshire University, Mellor Building (Stoke-on-Trent Campus)
This workshop will approach the reality of examining non-originals (photocopies) within everyday casework. Delegates will be exposed to the current practices of such examinations and will actively participate in the process of two cases based on actual casefile documents.
To examine real cases involving non originals and identify useful conclusions and common pitfalls of such examination.
At the end of the event, the delegates will:
Qualified and trainee Questioned Document Examiners.
|09:30||Registration and refreshements|
|10:05||Welcome and introductions|
|10:15||Use of non-originals in Questioned Document Examination
Nikolaos Kalantzis, Forensic Handwriting & Document Examiner
|11:15||Workshop (part one)|
|13:15||Workshop (part two)|
|15:00||Discussion and feedback|
|15.50||Closing comments and close of day|
We kindly ask that when Society members are booking for this event they use the same email address for contact as they do for logging in – otherwise you may not get the membership discounted rate. Package prices do no include accommodation!
There are a number of hotels close to the universities where overnight accommodation can be booked – please contact them directly to obtain availability and rates.
During the Emirates International Forensic Conference & Exhibition that takes place in Dubai, United Arab Emirates from the 2nd to the 4th of April 2017, our laboratory manager mr. Nikolaos Kalantzis was invited to present a workshop with the title “Non-originals: The pitfalls & possibilities of working wiothout original documents”.
The workshop will tak. place on Sunday the 2nd of April , 14:30-17:00.
More information can be found here: