Forensics Lecture 1
Use a wide angle lens to show the scene in perspective. For close-up shots of blood
spatter, fingerprints, tool marks, etc., use macro photography for the necessary level
of clarity and fine detail.
o properly photograph things like to
Lecture 7 & 8 origin of species
Fundamental Properties and concepts:
Week 1 & 2 Science of biology
What is biology?
- Biology is the study of life and all living systems.
Characteristics of all living organisms. (pg 2)
1. Cellular organisation
- non cellular = not alive (e.g. virus)
2. Ordered complexity
All living things
Evidence for Evolution week 3
Mason et al. 2014 Chapter 21 Evidence for evolution
The beaks of Darwins finches: evidence of natural selection
Peppered moths and industrial melanism: more evidence of selection
Artificial selection: human initiat
Week 6 Viruses
Readings: chapter 27
Viruses: A virus is any group of complex
biochemical entities consisting of genetic
material wrapped in protein; a virus can
reproduce only within living host cells and thus
are not considered organism.
Forensic Lecture 3
CSI is both the collection and interpretation of evidence and information for
identification and arrest of criminals and the process of reconstructing past events.
The uses were mug shots with no set standards
Forensics lecture 5
History of photographic lighting
In the beginning you had to use ambient light.
Then came lime light.
Followed by magnesium strips
Then came magnesium flash lamps
Then we got flash power magnesium with oxidising agent
1920 invention of
Forensic Lecture 4
What is it? - The artistic arrangement of the parts of a picture
Made up by
Point of view
Angle of view
Avoid intrusions (things that take away or distract from image)
Simplify the chaos
Forensic Lecture 6
The aspect of culture expressed in visual images
Vis events in which information, meaning or pleasure is sought by the consumer in
We rely heavily on photographic images to inform us about the world aroubd us
Lecture 3&4 genes within populations
- unit of heredity
- Sequence of DNA
- codes for
- protein, tRNA, rRna, regulates transcription
- two copies of genes
Differences in alleles
- individuals in alleles