Investigative Forensic Sciences (IFS)

Investigative forensic Sciences (IFS)

Investigative Forensic Sciences (IFS)

Peter de B. Harrington (Editor-in-Chief), Ohio University

Investigative Forensic Sciences is an international open access peer-reviewed scientific bimonthly journal which focuses on the broad spectrum of studies on basic and applied research methods, techniques, and technology that will advance forensic science pertaining to crime scene investigation. The journal emphasizes the notion of a contemporary approach to disseminating scientific and technical information and aspires to be a leading cutting edge medium that publishes latest research findings and current events shaping the field.

IFS journal aims at promoting forensic science research towards the development of highly discriminating, accurate, reliable, cost-effective, and rapid methods for the identification, analysis, and interpretation of physical evidence for criminal justice purposes.

Journal welcomes the submissions of all original research, Research articles; Review Articles: Technical Articles: Technical Note or Case Report; Short Communication: Letter to the Editor: rapid communications addressing the advanced and latest research developments in the field of forensic investigation.

Topics addressed include:

icon1Medicolegal death investigations, including forensic pathology
icon1Forensic psychology and psychiatry, including criminal profiling
icon1Forensic anthropology and the role of entomology in a death investigation
icon1Technology to detect and identify fingerprints, blood and body fluids, bloodstain pattern analysis
icon1Forensic analysis of questioned documents and computers
icon1Physical evidence collection and preservation techniques
icon1Firearm and ballistic, tool mark, tread impression, and trace evidence
icon1Contemporary case examples to demonstrate the application of forensic criminology
icon1Novel approaches to interpret forensic data

icon1Current forensic issues and their possible solutions

IFS journal encourages scientists, researchers, technicians all around the world to publish their work by providing a global open access platform for knowledge sharing by bringing evidence-based knowledge and upholding the high level of integrity and thus enhances the role in advancing public safety.