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Memorandum of Understanding to help worldwide collaboration

The University of Leicester has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Zhejiang Police College in China. This MoU is designed to encourage collaboration in forensic science, particularly in the area of fingermark analysis, but also other areas of 'traditional policing'.

It is also hoped that the MoU will allow for a greater exchange of ideas across the board and give opportunities for students and academics to participate in exchange trips and collaborative projects.

Dr John Bond OBE, from the University of Leicester Department of Criminology (and a member of the Forensic Science SIG Steering Group), signed the MoU on behalf of the University. He Said: "Zhejiang Police College is a new technical university specialising in criminal justice disciplines, such as forensic science. Whilst we have already started to exchange ideas with ZPC in this area, the collaboration offers opportunities for Leicester academics and students with an interest in the broader aspects of Chinese society."

More information can be found here, and via the press release.

 

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