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Forensic fact meets forensic fiction

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Public event
24 and 25 October 2016
at Stonehaven and Fraserburgh libraries
for anyone interested in crime fiction and forensics
Soil forensic research (c) James Hutton Institute

As part of CrimeFest 2016 in Aberdeenshire, crime writer Lin Anderson and Hutton forensics expert Professor Lorna Dawson ask ‘How real is fiction when it comes to the forensic facts of a case?‘

Forensic soil evidence plays an important role in tracking killers. In Lin Anderson’s latest novel which is set on the remote island of Sanday, she garnered the expertise of forensic soil scientist Professor Lorna Dawson to tell a thrilling tale, where forensic fact and forensic fiction meet. Lin and Lorna will jointly lead this session, which covers forensics in crime fiction.

Monday 24th October, 7.00–9.00 pm 
Stonehaven Library, Evan Street, Stonehaven
Tel: 01569 762136

Tuesday 25th October, 6.30–8.30 pm
Fraserburgh Library, King Edward Street,
Fraserburgh - Tel: 01346 518197

For more information about CrimeFest, please download the festival brochure.

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The James Hutton Research Institute is the result of the merger in April 2011 of MLURI and SCRI. This merger formed a new powerhouse for research into food, land use, and climate change.