I am a lecturer in Forensic Science at Liverpool John Moores University specialising in Forensic Chemistry.
I am the module leader for two undergraduate modules 4003FSBMOL - Forensic Chemistry and 5013GNBMOL- Skills 2 and also a Masters Module 7001FSBMOL - Trace Evidence Analysis.
In addition to this, I am also the Level 4 (Year 1 tutor) for the Forensic Science Programme, the Chair of the PBS Research Ethics Commitee, an Internal Advisor, a Cross Faculty Representative and I also organise the student trip to Romania.
My research interests include: Detection of drugs of abuse in fingermarks and the Chemical development of fingermarks on fabric.
Romanian; Moldavian; Moldovan
2009, University of East Anglia, United Kingdom, PhD "Fingerprint Analysis using Antibody-Metal particles"
2005, University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom, BSc (Hons) Forensic and Analytical Science First Class
2002, University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom, HNC Chemistry
Boddis A, Russell DA. 2012. Development of Aged Fingermarks Using Antibody-Magnetic Particle Conjugates Analytical Methods, :637-641 >DOI
Boddis A, Russell DA. 2011. Simultaneous development and detection of drug metabolites in latent fingermarks using antibody-magnetic particle conjugates Analytical Methods, 3 :519-523 >DOI
Engagement & Impact
Award title: Excellence in Teaching Award, Awarding body: Liverpool John Moores University
Committee name: RSC Liverpool Section Trust, Organisation: Royal Society of Chemistry, Position: Chair
Fellowship title: FHEA, Organisation: Higher Education Academy
Membership of professional bodies:
Member of the Fingerprint Society, Fingerprint Society
Member of the Forensic Science Society, Forensic Science Society
MRSC and CChem, Member of the RSC and Chartered Chemist, http://www.rsc.org/
Title of qualification gained: PGCert