Speakers Bio Mrs. Sofie Depauw

Mrs. Sofie Depauw

Ghent University

Sofie Depauw is a PhD Researcher at Ghent University.
She first joined the Institute for International Research on Criminal Policy in February 2013, focusing on the feasibility of minimum standards for criminal investigation measures in the field of forensics, in order to ensure admissibility of investigation results as evidence in court.
From January 2015 onwards, Sofie is continuing her research on mutual admissibility of forensic evidence in a PhD track.
In that capacity, she has published on the cooperation between criminal justice and forensic actors. In addition, she has been giving attention to the continuous changes in Belgian criminal law, discussing the implications of these legislative changes for everyday practice, as well as to evidence gathering in general.