Barcelona GIFT CBRN Forensics workshop – 3 April

Save the date – Barcelona GIFT workshop on Monday 3 April – there are places available for anyone interested in attending an afternoon workshop on the GIFT project in Barcelona this Easter time. The event is free to attend and will include an introduction to the GIFT project, ethics and the CBRN crime scene, and…

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Chance to attend the GIFT chemical exercise

We have limited places to attend the GIFT Chemical exercise on the 20th and 21st of April. It will be held just outside Brussels and organised by our Belgian partner the DLD. It is the culminating exercise following on from the radiological one in Moreton in Marsh and the biological one in Utrecht. Due to…

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New dates for the diary

Several new dates are coming up for the GIFT project, to keep in your diary: Bratislava – Project Workshop – Half day on Tuesday 21 March, 2017 Barcelona – Consortium Meeting – Four days – Monday 3 April – Thursday 6 April 2017 Further exercises coming up – dates TBC If you would like any…

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Press Release: GIFT Consortium meets in Cork

The Generic Integrated Forensic Toolbox for CBRN incidents, or GIFT CBRN consortium, funded under the Seventh Framework Programme of the EC, aims to develop a forensic toolbox for CBRN incidents. The GIFT CBRN Consortium met in Ireland this month and invited first responders from the local fire service, police and military to attend presentations from…

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Tyndall Student wins Prestigious Poster Prize at ChemCYS 2016

  PhD student Xi Cao of Tyndall UCC won the best poster presentation at the ChemCYS 2016 conference in Blankenberge, Belgium on 18th March. Xi Cao, who had just attended the GIFT Midway Conference in Brussels earlier that week, won the poster prize for her research on “Separation of Organophosphate Nerve Agents by Capillary Electrophoresis and…

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GIFT CBRN Forensics Midway Conference – 15th March 2016

With almost 100 delegates registered from a wide range of countries, the GIFT Midway Conference looks like it will be a storming success.  Hosted by NICC at The Finance Tower, Brussels, the schedule of speakers is full and varied.  Delegates will be given a full breakdown of the GIFT project and its success to date…

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GIFT presentation at AAFS (USA) 23rd February 2016

On Tuesday the 23rd of February, Gwyn Winfield, a member of the GIFT dissemination team, presented the project to the world’s largest gathering of forensic scientists, the American Association of Forensic Scientists (AAFS). The presentation was entitled ’20 Minutes in a Space Suit’ and looked at how the hazardous environment imposed by CBRN crime scenes…

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