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Death, Dirt and DNa

Join Aberdeen Science Centre on Thursday, 17th March 2022 for an evening of entertainment as we are taken on a journey from crime scene to court by three of Scotland’s most renowned scientists.

Are you a true crime podcast fan, one of the millions of Line of Duty viewers, or always scouring the crime fiction section on Goodreads?

Death, Dirt and DNA offers you the opportunity to hear what actually happens during an investigation as our panel of experts will bust myths and explore everything from crime scene discovery to lab interpretations and forensic pathology to soil science in this engaging talk.

Lorna Dawson (James Hutton Institute and RGU), Wendy Deegan (RGU) and James Grieve, (University of Aberdeen), are renowned scientists, advisors to crime writers and to the police- and for one evening – your direct line to the world of crime investigation!


*Recommended age 16 and over
1800-2030

Doors will open at 18:00, giving you the chance to explore the ground floor of Aberdeen Science Centre to try out our interactive exhibits – including our digital microscope, DNA game and our autopsy table!

The talk will begin at 18:30 followed by time for questions at 20:00. Want to ensure your question is answered? Just drop us your question at events@asc.scot ahead of the day.


£11 per person (16+)
Aberdeen Science Centre 179 Constitution Street Aberdeenshire AB24 5TU
Thu 17 March
Contact telephone: 01224640340 Call to check latest times or cancellations.
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