NUTSHELL CHALLENGE

5.45-6.30pm Judge’s Court

 Frances Glessner Lee

Devised exclusively for Killer Women, this competition is in honour of CSI pioneer and mother of forensic science Frances Glessner Lee. Lee created the Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death: 20 miniature crime scene dioramas made for the purpose of training homicide detectives, most of which are still in use today.

Competitors will work in teams to briefs by top crime writers to create the best doll’s-house-style crime scene using miniature furniture, figures and weapons. The competition will be judged by the UK’s leading forensic scientist Professor Angela Gallop and a representative from our main sponsors Natixis. The winning team will each receive a miniature trophy and a copy of 18 Tiny Deaths: The Untold Story of Frances Glessner Lee and the Invention of Modern Forensics by Bruce Goldfarb.

Sign up at morning registration to join a team. Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis on the day.

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