Geoffrey Stewart Morrison, BSc MTS MA PhD FCSFS

Dr, Associate Professor of Forensic Speech Science

    Accepting PhD Students

    PhD projects

    Forensic Data Science, Forensic Inference and Statistics, Forensic Speech Science

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    Contact Details

    • office: MB214a
    • telephone: +44 121 204 3901



    • Dr Morrison joined Aston University in 2017.

    Research Interests

    • Forensic inference and statistics
    • Forensic data science
    • Forensic speech science



    • PhD - University of Alberta



    Dr Morrison’s past appointments include:

    • Simons Foundation Visiting Fellow, Probability and Statistics in Forensic Science Programme, Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Science
    • Scientific Counsel, Office of Legal Affairs, INTERPOL
    • Director of the Forensic Voice Comparison Laboratory, School of Electrical Engineering & Telecommunications, University of New South Wales


    Funding Applications and Awards

    • UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), Research England, Expanding Excellence in England Fund (E3) - GBP 5.4 M - 2019–2022
    • Aston Achievement Award for Outstanding Research Impact, 2019


    Research Projects/Collaborations

    • Dr Morrison has collaborated on research and development projects with law enforcement agencies and academic researchers in Asia, Australasia, Europe, North America, and South America.


    Membership of Professional Bodies

    • Fellow of the Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences
    • Chair, British Standards Institution (BSI) Forensic Science Committee
    • Member, International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Forensic Science Committee


    Professional/editorial offices

    • Dr Morrison has been a Subject Editor and Guest Editor for the peer-reviewed journals Speech Communication and Science & Justice.



    • Dr Morrison has forensic casework experience in Australia, Canada, Denmark, Northern Ireland, Sweden, and the United States.


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    • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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