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  • United Kingdom

  • 2 Citations
  • 1 h-Index

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Personal profile


Laura holds a BSc (Hons) in Chemistry from University College Dublin and a MSc in Forensic Science from the University of Strathclyde. Laura began her PhD studies in 2013 at the University of Strathclyde and moved with her supervisor and fellow research students to join the Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification (CAHID) in September 2014.

Upone arriving in Dundee, Laura took on the role of laboratory technician with responsibility for the  forensic research laboratory within CAHID alongside her PhD studies. Laura's role has expanded to support the research activities of LRCFS.


Laura is currently studying for a PhD under the supervision of Professor Niamh NicDaeid at the Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification (CAHID). The title of her thesis is 'Fingemark Enhancement of Metallic Surfaces'. This project is collaboration between CAHID, Home Office Centre for Applied Science and Technology and the Scottish Police Authority

Education/Academic qualification

Master in Science, University of Strathclyde

Oct 2011Nov 2012

Award Date: 1 Nov 2012

Bachelor of Science, University College Dublin

Sep 2007Sep 2011

Award Date: 1 Sep 2011

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Research Output

  • 2 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
  • 1 Article

Comparison of scanning Kelvin probe with SEM/EPMA techniques for fingermark recovery from metallic surfaces

Challinger, S. E., Baikie, I. D., Flannigan, G., Halls, S., Laing, K., Daly, L. & Nic Daeid, N., Oct 2018, In : Forensic Science International. 291, p. 44-52 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
  • 2 Citations (Scopus)
    94 Downloads (Pure)


    Gold Engage Watermark for Public Engagement

    Nic Daeid, Niamh (Recipient), Michael Marra (Recipient), Doran, Heather (Recipient), Roy Mudie (Recipient), Adegoke, Oluwasesan (Recipient), Klu, Joyce (Recipient), Comrie, Emma (Recipient), Cole, Christian (Recipient), Menard, Herve (Recipient), Hackman, Lucina (Recipient), Gray, Alexander (Recipient), Barros, Magda (Recipient), Dennison-Wilkins, Lorna (Recipient), Dzetkulicová, Veronika (Recipient), Galais, Virginie (Recipient), Houston, Andrew (Recipient), Inman, Keith (Recipient), Kuffel, Aga (Recipient), Laisney, Oceane (Recipient), Sobreira, Catarina (Recipient), Yu, Sean (Recipient), Zuppello, Micol (Recipient), Menzies, Simon-Lewis (Recipient), Daly, Laura (Recipient), Marj Davis (Recipient), Paul McFadyen (Recipient) & Loic De Carvalho (Recipient), 4 Dec 2019

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • Activities

    • 2 Public engagement and outreach - festival/exhibition
    • 1 Schools engagement

    High Tea at the Mills

    Roy Mudie (Speaker), & Laura Daly (Speaker)

    19 Mar 2019

    Activity: Other activity typesSchools engagement

    Three Act Robbery - Festival of the Future

    Heather Doran (Organiser), , Catarina Sobreira (Host), , Sunpatch Benjavongkulchai (Organiser), , Caitlyn Norman (Organiser), , Katie Larner (Organiser), , Magda Barros (Organiser), , Andrew Houston (Organiser), , Andrew Brandon (Organiser), , Aga Kuffel (Organiser), , Valentina Panci (Organiser), , Laura Daly (Organiser), , Veronika Dzetkulicová (Organiser), , Micol Zuppello (Organiser), & Roy Mudie (Organiser)

    19 Oct 2019

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


    Inspiring Stories from Women in STEM Storytelling Night

    Heather Doran (Organiser), , Amy Cameron (Organiser), , Amy Rogers (Speaker), , Lucina Hackman (Speaker), , Zoe McElhinney (Speaker), , Caroline Hall (Speaker), , Laura Daly (Speaker), & Doreen Cantrell (Speaker)

    11 Mar 2019

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