Who can use your data? Forensic Evidence in the DIgital Age

Activity: Other activity typesPublic engagement and outreach - festival/exhibition


Our devices & the world around us collects data on our movements, actions & interests. But who should be able to use & access this information if a crime is committed? At this panel discussion you will hear from legal & technology experts, forensic scientists & from the perspectives of public audiences. This event will highlight some of the current challenges, competing priorities and legal vs ethical considerations when it comes to the application of digital forensic evidence.

Sandy Brindley (Chief Executive of Rape Crisis Scotland)

Dr Eamon Keane (Solicitor and Lecturer in Evidence and Criminal Procedure, University of Glasgow).

Brian Plastow (Scottish Biometrics Commissioner)

This event will be chaired by Professor Niamh Nic Daeid, the Director of Dundee’s Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science.
Period17 Nov 2022
Event titleWho Can Use your Data? Forensic Evidence in the Digital Age: Being Human Festival 2022
Event typeConference
Degree of RecognitionNational


  • forensic science
  • data
  • privacy
  • law
  • research