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Detecting Psychoactive Substances in Forensic Toxicology

This instalment of Teach Me in 10 features Dr Lorna Nisbet, a senior lecturer at Anglia Ruskin University. Lorna’s research interests are within the field of forensic toxicology where she specializes in the detection of new psychoactive substances that have been chemically altered to produce new types of high.

She speaks candidly on prison population drug outbreaks and how her work develops ways to detect the new psychoactive substances you may find in this environment and within hospital admissions.

Watch Lorna’s Teach Me in 10 to discover how she is able to discover new psychoactive substances in the population and how her work links to the detection of new psychoactive substances reported to the EU each year. 

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