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Personal profile

Academic Biography

Helen worked for the Forensic Science Service for four and a half years as a chemistry reporting officer before joining Teesside University in 2005.

While working for the service Helen reported glass, footwear impression and fibre evidence as an expert witness.

Prior to this she conducted postgraduate research into improving colour fastness on suede leather in the department of Colour Chemistry and Dyeing at the University of Leeds.

Helen currently teaches undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

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Clothing Medicine & Life Sciences
Weapons Medicine & Life Sciences
Photolysis Medicine & Life Sciences
Solar System Medicine & Life Sciences
Sunlight Medicine & Life Sciences
Crime Medicine & Life Sciences
Color Medicine & Life Sciences
Bedding and Linens Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 2014 2019

Investigating the effect photodegradation has on natural fibres at a microscopic level

Debattista, R., Tidy, H. & Clark, M., 22 Apr 2019, In : Science & Justice. 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Photolysis
Solar System
Sunlight
Color
Cotton Fiber

The transfer of fibres via weapons from garments

Sneath, D., Tidy, H. & Wood, B., 31 Aug 2019, In : Forensic Science International. 301, p. 278-283 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Clothing
Weapons
Bedding and Linens
Polyesters
Torso

An assessment of firework particle persistence on the hands and related police force practices in relation to GSR evidence

Grima, M., Hanson, R. & Tidy, H., 2014, In : Forensic Science International. p. -

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

An investigation into the persistence of textile fibres on buried carcasses

DeBattista, R., Tidy, H., Thompson, T. & Robertson, P., 2014, In : Science & Justice. p. -

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access