Onwards and upwards

Niamh Nic Daeid

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Patrick Kavanagh's Epic poem provides a fitting first line for a reflection of the times we find ourselves in within Forensic Science. As a relatively young discipline (in the grand scheme of things) we are going through our growing pains, not just in the UK, but globally. We are restructuring, refocusing, revaluating, re- re- re-…. The influence of a corporate culture, silo mentality, budgetary constraints, poor or ill-informed decision making and a great deal of weariness takes its toll and provides us with both business and personal challenges.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)149-149
Number of pages1
JournalScience and Justice
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2011


  • forensic science
  • scientific endeavour


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