This website is dedicated to all things exciting and happening with the Stotesbury Research Group.


A few things about us:

● We are located at Ontario Tech University in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada ●

◍ We primarily research topics in forensic science and materials chemistry 

● Our aim is to characterize the physico-chemical properties of physical evidence left at crime scenes, and how they persist in the environment ●

◍ We also make  ​biohazard-free and realistic blood substitutes with targeted applications in the forensic sciences 

            Please browse the rest of the website to learn more about our research projects, current & past members, outreach, and more.

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31 Aug 2020

Kristen Yeh has her first publication on FT-ICR MSI of fingerprints recovered from underneath bloodstains! Congrats and all the best as you move onto your PhD at UofT!

17 June 2020

The lab is officially funded! Theresa Stotesbury is awarded NSERC Discovery, Discovery Accelerator Supplement and ECR Launch.

11 June 2020

Congrats to Mitchell Tiessen who was awarded the Canadian Society of Forensic Science's Educational Award


3 June 2020

Lab members participate in the first ever Canadian Society of Forensic Science's poster competition. Shout out to Mitchell Tiessen with a first place award!

11 May 2020

Welcoming Jesse Plante to the lab for his summer NSERC-USRA project!

11 May 2020

New paper out in Pure and Applied Geophysics. Congrats Marie Laurence and Tamara!  Great collaboration with Aaron Shafer.

1 May 2020

Amanda Orr receives the NSERC CGS-D scholarship for her research project on DNA-bound forensic blood substitutes. Congratulations!

16 April 2020

Priya Kundan presents her BSc honours thesis project at the Ontario Tech FSCI virtual Research Day event. Great work, Priya!

9 April 2020

All 3 of our abstracts have been accepted for the IAFS 2020 conference!

1 Jan 2020

We have a new paper out in Science & Justice!

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