Dr John WatlingDr John Watling holds the degrees of Bachelor of Science (Geology), Diploma of Imperial College (Mining Geology and Geochemistry) and Doctor of Philosophy (Mining Geology and Geochemistry) from Imperial College, the University of London. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, a Chartered Chemist, Chartered Scientist and Registered Analytical Chemist

He has over 35 years experience in instrument design, analytical chemistry and geochemistry and the application of these areas in the exploration industry, academia, research, government service and consultancy. Dr Watling is Winthrop Professor of Forensic and Analytical Chemistry at the University of Western Australia.

He is extensively involved in providing forensic evidence associated with provenance establishment of scene of crime evidence to both national and international police agencies and in the development of all aspects of ICP-MS technology for the analysis of evidentiary material. He continues to be an expert witness in cases involving microscopic scene of crime evidence and is now actively involved in the development of analytical methodologies for the provenance establishment and traceability protocols for food and beverages.

Dr Watling is either author or co-author of over 120 national and international publications and has lectured extensively as a plenary and invited speaker to international conferences in a number of disciplines associated with analytical chemistry.


crimeScene 2012September 29th, 2012
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