Funding in Kind for 3 month research projects on taught postgraduate programme

Project: Research

Project Details


Relationships with various organisations to obtain funding-in-kind. This includes the donation and permanent gifting of over £2000 of equipment, consumables and reagents for the MSc projects, as well as data and personnel. These have been used on 10 projects all directly related to ‘real-world’ forensic issues including Sexual Offences

Layman's description

Donation of laboratory items for MSc research

Key findings

- Dame – Reuseable 5 layered Bamboo Period Pads and Liners for use in Sexual Offence Research £500
- Cheeky Pads Reuseable 4 layered cotton and polyester Period Pads and Liners for use in Sexual Offence Research £250
- Leverhulme Research Centre – Washing Machine and haemocytometers for use in Sexual Offence Research £200
- Scottish Police Authority Forensic Services – PSA/RSID Testing Kits for Semen (Prostate Specific Antigen/Rapid Screening Identification Device) £500
- Forensic Access – CPD training delivery and theory resources £850
Short titleMSc Research Projects
StatusNot started

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


  • forensic science
  • Research
  • sexual offences


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