Dr Maiken Ueland

Dr Maiken Ueland

How do you sniff out the answers in the worst of times?

Understand how Dr Maiken Ueland uses scent to find and rescue victims of mass disasters.

Maiken is currently working on creating better methods to find victims of mass disasters like floods, fires, explosions and earthquakes. This research is more necessary than ever, as these events increasing worldwide due to climate change and conflicts. She uses her knowledge in odour detection to locate disaster victims with the help of electronic nose technology and sophisticated analytical instrumentation. She also uses her knowledge in odour analysis in the investigation of wildlife crime and conservation.

Join us to hear about Maiken’s journey to being an emerging leader in the field of forensic taphonomy.

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Registrants will be sent a links and a worksheet related to the research prior to the session. Each session will include time for Q and A.

Download the worksheet here.

Any questions, email stelr.admin@atse.org.au 

This event is presented by the STELR Project (STELR) as part of the Victorian Challenge and Enrichment Series (VCES).