Dr Sara Short is a Forensic Science Consultant and has worked as an Independent Expert since 1996. Initially spending 11 years at the Forensic Science Service, Sara specialises in the examination of biological evidence from a range of cases, including assaults, burglaries, car crimes, murders and rapes. Sara has also participated in the training of Police Officers and Scenes of Crime Officer and is a lecturer at the University of Wolverhampton. Her extensive experience includes the examination and interpretation of blood patterns, DNA evidence and weapons damage to clothing, as well as giving advice and testimony at Court
Bachelor of Science and a Doctor of Philosophy. She obtained first class honours in biology from the University of Durham and for her Doctorate she researched blood groups in body fluids whilst at the Forensic Science Unit, University of Strathclyde.