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FIU, National Forensic Science Technology Center join forces to broaden impact on forensic science


FIU and the National Forensic Science Technology Center (NFSTC) announce that they are joining forces to make a bigger impact in the field of forensic science. The partnership will expand FIU’s diverse offerings and bring NFSTC’s training excellence to a broader audience in the U.S. and around the world. (Also posted to Forensic Magazine online)

FIU's IFRI Leads the Way in Fighting The Opioid Epidemic


Florida International University researchers hope to pinpoint where heroin comes from and help stop the opioid crisis. The chemical structure of the drug provides clues to the manufacturing process used to turn opium poppies to heroin, an opioid that killed nearly 13,000 users in the United States in 2015, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The efforts of IFRI were featured in a recent post on FIU News, the Miami Herald article, and Phys.Org online.

El Nuevo Herald article features IFRI's newly NSF-NIJ funded center


The director of the Center of Advanced Research in Forensic Science, IFRI's very own Dr. Jose Almirall talks to El Nuevo Herald all about it's new center.

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The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Florida International University invites applications to fill a full-time, permanent instructor position starting in August 2017. The position requires a Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry or Forensic Chemistry and experience teaching undergraduate students. Applicants are expected to demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching. Florida International University is classified by Carnegie as a R1: Doctoral Universities - Highest Research Activity and recognized as a Carnegie engaged university. It is a public research university with colleges and schools that offer 196 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs in fields such as engineering, computer science, international relations, architecture, law and medicine. As one of South Florida’s anchor institutions, FIU contributes almost $9 billion each year to the local economy. Please click here for more information

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