Staff profile

Dr Samantha Drake


Senior Lecturer in Forensic Chemistry

Subject

Forensic Science

College

College of Life and Natural Sciences

Department

School of Human Sciences

Campus

Kedleston Road, Derby Campus

Email

s.drake@derby.ac.uk

About

I teach a broad range of chemistry topics, particularly those relating to the analysis of samples of forensic interest.

Teaching responsibilities

I lead the following modules on the Forensic Science, Human Biology, Biology and Zoology undergraduate degree programmes:

I also teach on the following modules:


In addition to this, I supervise undergraduate and postgraduate research projects in the area of analytical chemistry, with a particular interest in drug analysis and entomotoxicology.

Membership of professional bodies

Qualifications

Undergraduate Qualifications 

Postgraduate Qualifications 

Research Qualifications

Recent conferences

Additional interests and activities

I sit on the Royal Society of Chemistry's East Midlands Regional Section Committee. As part of this role, I also organise the regional final of the RSC's Top of the Bench Competition on an annual basis.

In the media

Spoke on BBC Radio Derby regarding the discovery of 4 new elements in the periodic table (2016)

Recent publications