To support the delivery of international humanitarian assistance and transitional justice by providing a centre of expertise in the sciences and disciplines concerned with the successful detection, recovery and identification of victims of mass fatality and atrocity incidents, together with the subsequent prosecution of offenders.

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Inforce sponsors research project in Kurdistan

Inforce is providing funding for a Cranfield University graduate student research project in the Kurdish Autonomous Region of Iraq (KRG). For further information please contact the project supervisor, Roland Wessling. Read More...

Inforce regional co-ordinators to be announced

We will shortly be announcing details of our regional coordinators for Africa, Asia, Australasia, Europe, Latin America, Middle East, USA & Canada. At that time, the coordinators will be directly contactable through our regional news pages.

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3rd December 2012 - CNLG visit inforce team at Murambi.

Officials from National Commission for the Fight against Genocide (CNLG) led by the Executive Secretary Mr. Mucyo Jean de Dieu, on Friday 30th November 2012 visited Murambi memorial site to see where the work of assembling the mobile Laboratory has reached. Read More

12th November 2012 Official visit to Murambi Memorial Site.

Officials from National Commission for the Fight against Genocide (CNLG) led by the Executive Secretary Mr. Mucyo Jean de Dieu, on Friday 9th November 2012 visited Murambi memorial site to see the mobile Laboratory that will be used to preserve the memory of the Rwandan genocide. This involves recording and preserving victims of, and artefacts relating to, the events of 1994. A number of bodies from Murambi will be preserved in acrylic chambers and become part of the permanent memorial at this site. Read More

5th October 2012 - inforce Benefactor donates £21,000 to part fund PhD Research Programme.

An inforce supporter and benefactor has agreed to contribute £7,000 per annum to inforce for the next three years to part-fund a PhD research programme. inforce will use the donation to part fund a PhD Studentship being offered by Bournemouth University which will "Evaluate Geophysical and Remote Sensing Techniques and Methodologies for the Detection and Location of Mass Graves". The balance of the funding will come from Bournemouth University's match-funded studentship programme.

The research will be supervised by Paul Cheetham and Andrew Ford, Senior Lecturers in the School of Applied Sciences. "Bournemouth University is a centre of excellence in the area of geophysical and remote sensing" said Paul Cheetham. "We had 13 high quality applicants for the sponsored programme and we are delighted that the successful candidate, Emily Norton, will join the research community here in September. Additionally we are delighted to be renewing our association with Inforce."

Emily Norton is a graduate of the MSc programme at Cranfield University and has worked with the inforce team, both in the UK and abroad. Emily said "I am very grateful to both inforce and to Bournemouth University for the funding. My interest in the subject area was stimulated by research I carried out during my MSc programme at Cranfield under the direction of Roland Wessling of Cranfield Forensic Institute and Operations Director of inforce and I am looking forward to taking that work further."

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