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Objectives

The specific objectives of the project are:

  1. To augment existing the existing B.Sc. programmes of the project partner Universities by defining the structure of a new Forensic Computing Pathway, which will be recognized and endorsed by all consortium partners.
  2. To develop, validate and implement a set of eight courses, on emerging areas of Forensic Computing that cover, amongst other topics, the following: Digital Investigation, Criminal Justice Issues, Digital Forensics, Emerging Trends in Digital Forensic and Digital Evidence Collection.
  3. To develop four hands-on case studies in Forensic Computing using the latest, student-centred, adaptive, e-learning education methodology, with a focus on computer crime and computer investigation.
  4. To significantly enhance the level of competence and skills of staff in partner country universities by:
    • Running training for staff at EU partner universities in order to develop their Forensic Computing expertise in curriculum development and innovative learning,
    •  Providing research collaboration opportunities with EU staff through joint- supervision of students' projects.
  5. To create opportunities of collaboration between academia and industry in the Forensic Computing field.
  6. To establish Forensic Computing laboratories at partner country universities which will be used for teaching and research.