Professor Niamh Nic Daeid is an award winning Chartered Chemist and authorised forensic scientist. She is a Professor of Forensic Science and Director of the Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science at the University of Dundee. She has been involved in forensic science education, research and casework for over 28 years. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh and holds fellowships of the Royal Society of Chemistry, the Chartered Society of Forensic Science, the Institute of Chemistry of Ireland, the Royal Statistical Society and the UK Association of Fire Investigators.
Niamh has received a range awards including the ENFSI distinguished forensic scientist award, the Pete Ganci award for services to fire investigation, the Stephen Fry Award for public engagement and the Royal Society of Edinburgh Medal for public engagement. She has published over 200 peer reviewed research papers and book chapters and holds a research grant portfolio in excess of £27 million.