Welcome to the National Centre for Forensic Studies

To develop and deliver enhanced education, training and research opportunities for the benefit of the partner agencies and the wider forensic science community.
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Our areas of expertise include: crime scene examination and scene management, forensic biology, forensic chemistry, expert witness training, fingermark detection techniques, quality assurance and laboratory accreditation, environmental forensic chemistry, wildlife forensics, trace evidence, and more.

The National Centre for Forensic Studies (NCFS) is a partnership between the University of Canberra (UC), the Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT), and the Australian Federal Police (AFP).