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Online courses in forensic statistics and DNA evidence interpretation at the University of Lausanne

 
  • Registrations opened, courses start in March 2021
 
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These courses necessitate no pre-requisites in statistics and are tailored for forensic scientists. They are meant to be practical and help you in your daily work. You will benefit from personal feedback and will be able for example to work on your own casework.
 

Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in Statistics and the Evaluation of Forensic Evidence (470 hours, 20 ECTS, March 2021 to October 2022)

 
You want to assess the value of biological results given activity level propositions but are unsure this can be done in casework? You want to further develop your skills in managing forensic interpretation issues from case reception to court and feel at ease with the debates on interpretation issues? Then, you will find more information on our Certificate of Advanced studies
 

Essentials of DNA Interpretation - short course (150 hours, 5 ECTS, March to September 2021)

 
You encounter challenging casework, are a forensic DNA specialist who is not fully at ease with the literature published on DNA interpretation given sub-source level propositions (e.g., probabilistic software, formulation of propositions, LR), then the course ‘Essentials of DNA interpretation’ is meant for you. Registration deadline is 29 January 2021. Follow link for more information!
 

Essentials of Bayesian Networks - short course (150 hours, 5 ECTS, May to November 2021)

 
You are familiar with interpretation issues and want to use Bayesian Networks in your daily practice? This course will give you a comprehensive view of the use of BNs for the probabilistic evaluation of scientific evidence in forensic science applications. It will provide you with in-depth study of the various aspects that a solid mastery of BNs in practical applications demands. Follow this link for more information!

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