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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21 Feb 2021

New paper accepted in Science&Justice - Whole bovine blood use in forensic research: sample preparation and storage considerations - Congrats to (former) lab members Rebecca Gualdieri, Marie-Laurence Cossette and Amanda Orr! 


20 Jan 2021

New paper accepted in CSFSJ - Drip stains formed on ice and snow: an observational study. Fitting for the winter we have been having. Congrats to (former) lab members Jesse Plante and Amanda Orr their work on this project, and our collaborators at TPS Forensic Identification Services!

1 Jan 2021

Welcoming Sophie Castel to the lab who is starting her PhD in the ABPS program!

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