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    University of Lincoln
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    LN6 7TS
    United Kingdom

    Dr Ruth Croxton

    Principal Lecturer (Teaching) / Programme Leader

    School of Chemistry
    College of Science

    About Ruth Croxton

    2005 - to date: Senior Lecturer & Programme Leader teaching mainly in the areas of fingerprint science, analytical chemistry and drugs of abuse
    2002 - 2005: Research Assistant, University of Lincoln
    2001 - 2002: Research Assistant, King’s College London

    Department Responsibilities

    Programme Leader for BSc (Hons) Forensic Science
    Teaching on a number of undergraduate and postgraduate modules
    Module co-ordinator for a number of undergraduate and postgraduate modules
    Supervision of postgraduate research students

    Subject Specialism

    Forensic & Analytical Chemistry


    • PGCE Higher Education Teaching and Learning — University of Lincoln, 2014
    • PhD Forensic Science - ‘Analysis of latent fingerprint components by gas chromatography-mass spect — University of Lincoln, 2008
    • MSc Forensic Science — King’s College London, 2001
    • MA Physiological Sciences — University of Oxford, 2000


    • My research has been supported by a variety of sources including:
    • Home Office Scientific Development Branch
    • The Chromatographic Society
    • British Mass Spectrometry Society

    Professional Affiliations

    • Higher Education Academy — Fellow (FHEA)
    • Royal Society of Chemistry — Chartered Chemist (CChem) and Member (MRSC)
    • Science Council — Chartered Scientist (CSci)
    • Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences — Member (MCSFS)
    • Fingerprint Society — Associate Member
    • British Mass Spectrometry Society — Member

    Research in the Lincoln Repository

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