More than one year after the publication of the declaration and following multiple efforts to discuss and disseminate the Sydney
Declaration worldwide, we have decided to conduct a Questionnaire based survey to collect data on how the Sydney Declaration has been received
by the forensic science community.
The aim of the exercise is to (1) collect feedback from forensic science professionals about the declared definition and each of the principles,
(2) assess how well the SD has been disseminated and (3) what aspects of the declaration (if any) have been practically implemented.
This study is the first formal evaluation of the Sydney Declaration’s impact on forensic science practice. The anonymized results of the
questionnaire will be analyzed and presented at relevant conferences and events. More importantly, information collected will be used to inform
and direct future projects relating to the Sydney Declaration and its practical implementation.
Link to the survey can be found below
Sydney Declaration survey
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