BEST PAPER IN A REFEREED JOURNAL
Duncan Taylor & David Powers.
Teaching artificial intelligence to read electropherograms.
- Foon Yin Lai, Jake O’Brien, Raimondo Bruno, Wayne Hall, Jeremy Prichard, Paul Kirkbride, Coral Gartner, Phong Thai, Steve Carter, Belinda Lloyd, Lucy Burns & Jochen Mueller. Spatial variations in the consumption of illicit stimulant drugs across Australia: A nationwide application of wastewater-based epidemiology.
- Melanie Archer & James Wallman. Context effects in forensic entomology and use of sequential unmasking in casework.
BEST TECHNICAL ARTICLE OR NOTE
Duncan Taylor, Damien Abarno, Emily Rowe & Lauren Rask-Nielsen.
Observations of DNA transfer within an operational Forensic Biology Laboratory.
Kelly Olds, Roger Byard, Calle Winskog & Neil Langlois.
Validation of alternate light sources for detection of bruises in non-embalmed and embalmed cadavers.
BEST CHAPTER IN A BOOK
Jared Castle, Danielle Butzbach, Stewart Walker, Claire Lenehan, Frank Reith & Paul Kirkbride.
Microbial impacts in postmortem toxicology.
Missing persons investigations and identification: Issues of scale, infrastructure and political will.
BEST LITERATURE REVIEW
Roger Byard, Ian Musgrave, Garth Maker & Michael Bunce.
What risks do herbal products pose to the Australian community?
BEST CASE STUDY
Jackie Wright, Michaela Kenneally, John Edwards & Stewart Walker.
Adverse health effects associated with living in a former methamphetamine drug laboratory – Victoria, Australia 2015.
THE HENRY DELAFORCE AWARD
Sgt Gerard Dutton.
A homemade firearm and unconventional ammunition used in a suicide.