Staff profile

Dr Esther Crooks

Lecturer in Forensic Chemistry

Dr Esther Crooks in the analytical chemistry laboratory


College of Science and Engineering


School of Human Sciences


Derby Campus



I am a lecturer in Forensic Chemistry and teach Analytical and Forensic Chemistry on the Forensic Science undergraduate programmes. I also teach Chemistry at Foundation level. I also supervise third-year students interested in analytical techniques during their final-year projects.

Teaching responsibilities

I am module leader for the level-4 module Introduction to Forensic Chemistry and the level-5 module Analytical Chemistry. I also teach on Principles of Chemistry (level 3) and Forensic Analysis (level 5) and supervise level-6 students in chemistry related IS projects.

In addition, I am the level-5 lead for the Forensic Science programmes.