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Prof. James M. Curran University of Auckland, New Zealand

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Biography

James Curran is a Professor of Statistics at the University of Auckland. He joined the Statistics Department at the University of Auckland in 2005 after six years at the University of Waikato. Professor Curran’s research focuses on statistical problems in forensic science. These range from issues associated with the statistical... read moreassessment of the weight of evidence, to modelling and data analysis involved in the fundamental science behind new forensic techniques and evidence types. He is currently the President of the New Zealand Forensic Science Society (and the Vice-President New Zealand of the Australian and New Zealand Forensic Science Society). He is also the Editor-in-Chief of the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Statistics, and a past-President of the New Zealand Statistical Association. He serves on the editorial board of Forensic Chemistry. Professor Curran is a Fellow of the United Kingdom’s Charted Society of Forensic Sciences (CSFS).