november, 2018

16nov8:00 pm9:00 pmThe Usual Suspects - Toxicology, Forsenics and Psychology8:00 pm - 9:00 pm The Little Theatre, St Mary's Place

Event Details

This evening event is all about the science of murder, poisonings and terrorism. We will explore forensic science, poisoning by spies and the psychology of terrorism, an evening of the usual suspects if you will.

Dr Craig Slattery is a toxicologist and science communicator and he will explain the science of poisons. He will be joined by Brian Gibson of Forsenic Science Ireland, who will explore the world of forensics and how it helps solve crimes including murders. Completing this trio is Professor Andrew Silke, who is originally from Athlone and is now based in the UK. He has a background in forensic psychology and criminology. He is an international expert on terrorism and has worked with the United States Department of Homeland Security, NATO and the Federal Bureau of Investigation among others.

Everything you wanted to ask about the psychological background to terrorism, forensic science and poisons, this is a great chance to ask an expert. Due to the issues which will be discussed at this event, this event is over 16’s only.

The area immediately outside the main theatre will be set up as a crime scene with clues for you to use to solve the crime, using the QR code reader on your smart-phone. There will be prizes for those who solve the crime. Please allow 15-20 minutes before the event start time to do this, if you wish to take part in this. The crime scene will be live from 7.30pm.


(Friday) 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm


The Little Theatre

St Mary's Place

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