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Dr. Itiel Dror: The Use and Abuse of Science in the Court:: School of Law, Trinity College Dublin

The Use and Abuse of Science in the Courts: Public Lecture by Dr. Itiel Dror

Date: Monday, 23 November 2015

Venue: Mairtin Ui Chadhain Theatre, Arts Building, Trinity College Dublin

Time: 6:15 pm

Public Lecture "The Use and Abuse of Science in the Court"

This lecture will address cognitive bias amongst forensic examiners, and how to minimise that bias to improve forensic analysis.

Poster/Flyer here


Dr. Itiel Dror obtained his Ph.D. in Psychology from Harvard University. He is currently the Senior Cognitive Neuroscience Researcher at University College London. Dr. Dror’s scholarship focuses on researching human performance and cognition in a number of expert domains. His findings have been featured in both Science and Nature. Dr Dror has revolutionised the forensic science domain by showing that forensic examiners are biased in their scientific work, and his procedures and best practices for minimising those biases are now implemented across the globe.



This is a public lecture and there is no fee to attend. Places are available on a first-come, first-served basis. To reserve a place please email: or sign up via