News Related to: JFS


Get Your JFS App!

Source: Brenda K. Peat, JFS Managing Editor To provide a new reading experience, and to enable AAFS Members to keep up-to-date with the most important developments in their areas of expertise, the Journal of Forensic Sciences (JFS) editorial team developed a JFS App. If you haven’t yet downloaded your JFS App, here are reasons to […]


Journal of Forensic Sciences Update

Source: Michael A. Peat, PhD, Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Forensic Sciences       The Journal of Forensic Sciences (JFS) Editorial Office has been working on a new journal format for article content as well as a new JFS cover, with a goal to launch both initiatives with the January 2021 issue. We are thrilled to inform you that […]


Journal of Forensic Sciences Digital Subscription—Access Instructions and Additional Features

Source: Cheryl Hunter, AAFS Membership Coordinator A Digital Subscription to the Journal of Forensic Sciences (JFS) will be provided complimentary to AAFS Trainee Affiliates, Associate Members, Members, and Fellows as part of your 2021 annual membership dues payment. Student Affiliates without an application on file to upgrade may purchase a 2021 JFS Digital Subscription at a […]


JFS Provides Virtual Issue to Celebrate National Forensic Science Week

Source: Michael A. Peat, Ph.D., Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Forensic Sciences       National Forensic Science Week, formed in recognition of the important role that proper forensic science plays in the investigation of crimes throughout the nation, is September 20-26, 2020. To celebrate this important recognition, the Journal of Forensic Sciences (JFS) leadership has compiled a virtual issue […]


National Peer Review Week

Source: Michael A. Peat, Ph.D., Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Forensic Sciences      Peer Review Week is a global event that celebrates the essential role that peer review plays in maintaining scientific quality. This week is National Peer Review Week 2020, dedicated to the theme of “Trust in Peer Review,” shining a light on how the peer review process […]


Journal of Forensic Sciences Update

Source: Michael A. Peat, PhD, Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Forensic Sciences      Thanks to the ongoing efforts of the Journal of Forensic Sciences (JFS) leadership team, we continue to grow our scientific recognition and improve our performance metrics. Included below are summaries of the key achievements during 2019 and 2020 to-date. Thank you to all who […]


Remembering Abel M. Dominguez, PhD

Source: Michael A. Peat, PhD, Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Forensic Sciences It is with great sadness that I share the news of the passing of Abel M. Dominguez, PhD, on August 29, 2019. Abel served as the Editor of the Journal of Forensic Sciences (JFS) from 1974 to 1992. He followed a long line of distinguished […]


Journal of Forensic Sciences Digital Subscription—Access Instructions and Additional Features

A Digital Subscription to the Journal of Forensic Sciences (JFS) will be provided complimentary to AAFS Trainee Affiliates, Associate Members, Members, and Fellows as part of your 2020 annual membership dues payment. Student Affiliates without an application on file to upgrade may purchase a 2020 JFS Digital Subscription at a reduced rate of $45/year (six […]


Changes in JFS On-Line Appearance

Source: Michael A. Peat, PhD, Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Forensic Sciences After consultation with the AAFS Board of Directors (BOD) and Wiley, a decision has been made to implement an online advertising program in the Journal of Forensic Sciences (JFS). The AAFS BOD formally approved this action after the August 2019 AAFS Executive Committee Meeting. Many […]


Journal of Forensic Sciences Update

Source: Michael A. Peat, PhD, Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Forensic Sciences Thanks to the efforts of the Journal of Forensic Sciences (JFS) leadership team, we continue to grow our scientific recognition and improve our performance metrics. Included below are summaries of the key achievements during 2018 and 2019 to-date. Thank you to all who have contributed, […]


Journal of Forensic Sciences Digital Subscription—Access Instructions and New Features

In alignment with the Journal of Forensic Sciences (JFS) e-migration to online only in January 2018, a Digital Subscription to JFS will be provided complimentary to AAFS Trainee Affiliates, Associate Members, Members, and Fellows as part of your 2019 annual membership dues payment. Student Affiliates without an application on file to upgrade may purchase a […]


Journal of Forensic Sciences: September 2018 Issue

Journal of Forensic Sciences © American Academy of Forensic Sciences September 2018 / Volume 63, Issue 5 (pages 1335 – 1610) Table of Contents Version of Record Online: September 3, 2018 Your September 2018 digital issue of the Journal of Forensic Sciences (JFS) is now available and is accessible via the links provided above. To […]


General Section News—August 2018

Source:  Steven C. Clark, PhD, Section Secretary The August 1 deadline for 2019 abstract submissions has passed and Program Chair Gina Londino and Co-Chair Brian Janysek are busy with the review process and building an excellent program! Thanks to all that submitted abstracts this year. The General Section Nominating Committee, consisting of Julie Howe, David Zeliff, […]


Journal of Forensic Sciences (JFS) Strategic Planning Survey

Source: Michael A. Peat, PhD, Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Forensic Sciences As noted in a previous AAFS Newsfeed, a JFS Strategic Planning Meeting has been scheduled for September of this year to develop a strategic plan for the JFS. In an effort to obtain the input needed from the key stakeholders of the JFS, a survey […]


Journal of Forensic Sciences: July 2018 Issue

Journal of Forensic Sciences © American Academy of Forensic Sciences July 2018 / Volume 63, Issue 4 (pages 985-1333) Table of Contents Version of Record Online: July 2, 2018 | DOI: 10.1111/1556-4029.13649   Your July 2018 digital issue of the Journal of Forensic Sciences (JFS) is now available and is accessible via the links provided […]


Journal of Forensic Sciences: May 2018 Issue

Journal of Forensic Sciences © American Academy of Forensic Sciences May 2018 / Volume 63, Issue 3 (pages 657-983) Table of Contents Version of Record Online: May 3, 2018 | DOI: 10.1111/1556-4029.13648   Your May 2018 digital issue of the Journal of Forensic Sciences (JFS) is now available and is accessible via the links provided above. […]


Moving the JFS Forward

Source: Michael A. Peat, PhD, Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Forensic Sciences As reported at the 2018 AAFS Board of Directors Meeting, the Journal of Forensic Sciences (JFS) recent process enhancements have resulted in significant improvements—including in the peer review turnaround time from initial submission to online publication. For example, the average turnaround time from original submission […]


Two NEW Exciting Features to Your JFS Digital Subscription

Source: Michael A. Peat, PhD, Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Forensic Sciences I am excited to inform you of two new features that have recently been added to your Journal of Forensic Sciences (JFS) Digital Subscription: Complete JFS PDF – Containing the FULL contents of each given issue and available for download via your AAFS Member Portal. Download instructions are available here. Features […]


Journal of Forensic Sciences: March 2018 Issue

Journal of Forensic Sciences © American Academy of Forensic Sciences   March 2018 / Volume 63, Issue 2 (pages 351-656)   Table of Contents Version of Record Online: March 1, 2018 | DOI: 10.1111/1556-4029.13647   Your March 2018 digital issue of the Journal of Forensic Sciences (JFS) is now available and is accessible via the links provided […]


In Memoriam: Kurt M. Dubowski, PhD, AAFS Founding Member and Past President

It is with great fondness and reverence that we remember AAFS Founding Member and Past President, colleague and friend, Dr. Kurt M. Dubowski, who passed away Monday, October 23, in Oklahoma City at the age of 95. Dr. Dubowski was designated as an R.B.H. Gradwohl Laureate in 2011, the most prestigious honor of the American Academy […]