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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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!

5 Sept 2019

Priya Kundan joins the team today as she starts her honours thesis. Welcome, Priya!

4 Sept 2019

Maryam Refaat fakhori joins the team today as a laboratory assistant. She is supported by Ontario Tech's University Works program. Welcome, Maryam!

24 Aug 2019

Amanda Orr is off to Switzerland where she will  highlight her research at the prestigious Lausanne Summer School of Forensic Science and Criminology.

14 Aug 2019

Mitchell Tiessen accepts his admission into the Applied BioSciences graduate program. Welcome to the lab, Mitchell!

1 Aug 2019

Dr. Theresa Stotesbury joins Ontario Tech University!

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