Selected Speaking Engagements

Selected Speaking Engagements

Image: “Rhetoric” painted by Pieter Isaacsz or Reinhold Timm

  • Wheate R Experiential Learning in Cross-Examination of Expert Witnesses, Forensic Science & Crime Scene Course for Amity University Dubai, Glasgow 8-19th February 2016
  • Wheate R Delivering Expert Evidence to Your Jury, Law Society of Northern Ireland CPD Seminar, Belfast, 4 February 2016
  • Wheate R Restorative Justice Workshop, Nottingham University Clinical Psychology, 5 February 2016
  • Wheate R Good Science, Well Presented: Great Forensic Science, Scottish Criminal Bar Association Annual Conference, Ballathie, 4 December 2015
  • Wheate R Great Forensic Science & Jurors, Glasgow Bar Association Annual Conference, Glasgow, 30 October 2015
  • Wheate R The Expert, the Jury & the Criminal Trial, Liverpool Law Society CPD Training, 7 October 2015
  • Wheate R Delivering Truly Expert Evidence, Bridge Litigation CPD Seminar, Glasgow, 5 August 2015
  • Wheate R The Expert, the jury & the trial: What do we know?, Mackinnon Advocates, Glasgow, June 2015
  • Wheate R Are You Being Served? Modern Expert Evidence, Expert Witnesses & Criminal Justice, Gerald Gordon Criminal Law Seminar, UGlasgow June 2013
  • Wheate R Evidence & Jury Behaviour, Crown Counsel Annual Seminar, Ballathie November 2012
  • Wheate R Jury Comprehension of Expert & Other Evidence, Department of Psychology, University of Nottingham, February 2011
  • Wheate R, Bromby M, Forensic Science & “Expert” “Evidence” Legal Services Agency, Glasgow June 2010
  • Wheate R Presenting Expert Evidence in Court Faculty of Medicine (Forensic Medicine & Science), Glasgow January 2009, 2010
  • Wheate R Motivation for Disclosure: The Prosecution Onus in a Criminal Trial Faculty of Advocates, Glasgow May 2008
  • Wheate R Disclosure in Criminal Trials Faculty of Advocates, Edinburgh April 2008
  • Wheate R Criminal Law & the Provision of Expert Evidence Suitable for Juries Crime & Justice Research Network University of New South Wales, Sydney March 2007
  • Wheate R Criminal Trials, Expert Evidence & the Average Juror Australian & New Zealand Forensic Science Society, Canberra February 2007
  • Wheate R Great Expectations: Criminal Law, Juries & Scientific Evidence Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions of the Australian Capital Territory, Canberra November 2006
  • Wheate R Admissibility of Expert Evidence in Australian Law National Institute of Forensic Science Expert Evidence Workshop, Sydney July 2006
  • Wheate R Juries & DNA Profiling Evidence University of New South Wales, Forensic Psychology Masters students, Sydney June 2006
  • Wheate R Great Expectations: Juries & DNA Profiling Evidence Australian Academy of Forensic Sciences Branch Meeting, Canberra May 2006
  • Wheate R Juries & Scientific Evidence University of New South Wales, Bachelor of Laws, Sydney March 2006
  • Wheate R Expert Evidence in the Australian Legal System Australian & New Zealand Forensic Science Society Annual General Meeting, Canberra 2004
  • Wheate R News from the Jury Room National Institute of Forensic Science Expert Evidence Workshop, Canberra 2003
  • Wheate R Scientific Evidence & Jury Talk: Finding the Nexus Australian & New Zealand Biology Supervisors Advisory Group Annual Meeting, Canberra 2001

Selection of Conference (Oral) Presentations

  • Wheate R Measures of “Success”: Expert Evidence & Legal Decision-Making International Conference on Practising Law, City Law School, London July 2010
  • Wheate R Jury Comprehension of Scientific Evidence Institute of Advanced Studies – Miscarriages of Justice in Scotland Programme, Glasgow August 2009
  • Wheate R Jury Expectations of Expert Evidence, Especially DNA British Society of Criminology Annual Conference (“Criminological Futures: Controversies, Developments & Debates”) Huddersfield July 2008
  • Wheate R DNA & Other Complexities: Great Expectations in Criminal Jury Trials Australian & New Zealand Forensic Science Society AGM, Sydney April 2007
  • Wheate R Expert Evidence & Jury Expectations Director of Public Prosecutions (Australian Capital Territory) Annual Conference, Canberra January 2006
  • Wheate R DNA Profiling Evidence & Australian Juries DNA Symposium, University of Canberra, Canberra July 2006
  • Wheate R Expert Evidence & Other Concerns South Australian District Court Judges Annual Conference, Victor Harbour July 2003
  • Wheate R & Magnusson EA Community Comprehension: DNA Profiling Evidence in Australia: A Bayesian Approach 5th International Conference on Forensic Statistics, Venice Italy 2002
  • Wheate R & Magnusson EA Experts, Admissibility Practices & Jury Responses Australian Institute of Judicial Administration Jury Seminar, Melbourne 2002
  • Wheate R & Magnusson EA Use of Scientific & Expert Evidence in the Australian Legal System: the perspective of forensic scientists 16th International Symposium on the Forensic Sciences, Canberra 2002
  • Wheate R What Makes Juries Tick? (What Ticks Juries Off?) Australian Capital Territory Law Society (“A Day of Crime in Canberra”), Canberra 2001
  • Wheate R & Magnusson EA Mock Jury Comprehension of Standard DNA Profiling Statistical Evidence 7th Indo-Pacific Congress on Legal Medicine & Forensic Science, Melbourne 2001
  • Wheate R The Use (& Abuse) of Scientific Evidence in the Australian Legal System Traffic Accident Commission Legal Group Annual Conference, Melbourne 2001
  • Wheate (nee Rixon) RM, Greguric I, Aldrich-Wright JR, Collins JG, Inert Platinum Complexes as Potential Anti-Cancer Agents, 8th Symposium on Platinum & Other Metal Coordination Compounds in Cancer Chemotherapy, Oxford 1999