Event: How pollen brought a murderer to justice (and other tales)

Forensic scientist Dr Lynne Milne has a passion for pollen and will be speaking at Spearwood Library about the fascinating world of  forensic palynology; the use of pollen to help solve crimes.
 
Dr Milne will take you into the fascinating world of microscopic pollen and spores and how they are used to help solve murders, rapes and other crimes.  In the recent Corryn Rayney murder case, Dr Milne’s pollen evidence indicated that Corryn Rayney was still alive when she was buried
 
It won’t be all doom and gloom though, Dr Milne will also share some of the more
 humorous moments of working in the forensic arena. 
 
Dr Lynne Milne, who has appeared on the ABC’s Catalyst program and on Australian Story,  is an Adjunct Research Fellow at Curtin University, lecturer in forensic science at Murdoch and Edith Cowan Universities and the author of A Grain of Truth.

Thursday 21 November 2013
12 noon @ Spearwood Library
 
Free event, but please register your attendance 

 


Lawley

Author: Lawley

Technology Coordinator for Cockburn Libraries.  Most recent reads: Gotham / Nick Earls -- The Life and Death of Sophie Stark / Anna North -- Universal Harvester / John Darnielle -- The handmaid's tale / Margaret Atwood.

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