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Kev Pritchard

Kev Pritchard

Forensic Science Continuous Professional Development Co-ordinator/Senior Lecturer

School of Forensic and Applied Sciences

JB Firth, JBF001

+44 (0) 1772 89 4379

kpritchard@uclan.ac.uk

Subject Areas: Photography; Forensic Science

Kev is research active within the area of forensic science and is a member of TRACES.

Full Profile

Kev’s expertise lie in the field of Crime Scene Investigation, however he has practiced his hobby – photography since the age of 5yrs old. Photography is also the primary method of recording a crime scene, so when the opportunity came along Kev was well placed to apply for employment as a CSI, beginning his career initially in West Mercia Constabulary, then moving to Lancashire being based at Blackpool. Kev has been personally involved in the examination of every type of crime scene from minor assault through to serial murder.  In 2001 Kev came to the University and was the BSc FSCI course leader for 12 years, developing it into one of the most successful courses in the school. Kev is now the Forensic Science Continuous Professional Development Co-ordinator that involves the developing, administration and sometime delivery of a portfolio of courses.


Qualifications

Diploma in Crime Scene Investigation, University of Durham, 1996
Forensic Science Society diploma in Crime Scene Investigation, 1998
MA Photography, University of Central Lancashire, 2012.

Publications

“Graphic Violence: Computer Graphics Based Visualisation of Pathology Information.” 2003; M. Evison, D. Schofield, J. March, L. Goodwin, A. Jones and K. Pritchard.

Teaching

Module tutor of Adv CSI Photography and CSI module on MSc Forensic Science, also teach on several other modules.

Research activities

The use of virtual reality and augmented reality as teaching tools

Memberships

Chartered Society of Forensic Science

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy