New Team Members

October 16th, 2021 – We are happy to announce that we have added two members to our team! Tharnia Thavalis is our administrative assistant with a specific role in finance, while Cathy Tran is our administrative assistant with a specific role in communications. You can check out their profile under the “About” tab.

Recruitment Announcement

August 19th, 2021 – We are looking for an administrative assistant to join our team!

The person must be a student from a Canadian university for the upcoming year (preferably for the next two years). The person must have a good knowledge of the Office Suite, at least a basic knowledge of French as a second language, know how to work as part of a team, be motivated, and above all, have lots of good ideas!

This position interests you? Send us cover letter, along with a short CV, by September 15th, 2021, by email at We look forward to meeting you!

Official Program

April 13th, 2021 – The official program of the 2021 CUFFS conference is now available!

Check it out ahead of our event next week under the “2021 Meeting” tab.


February 28th, 2021 – The registration period is from March 1st to April 16th, 2021. Due to the pandemic, we strongly recommend that you pay for your registration through our online platform. However, should you wish to pay by cash, cheque or e-transfer, these options are also available. Please note that a proof of enrollment is required to benefit from the student price.

To register, please visit our “Registration” section under the “2021 Meeting” tab.

2021 CUFFS Meeting Format

February 23rd, 2021 – Due to the current state of the COVID-19 pandemic in Quebec, the organizing committee has decided to host the CUFFS conference virtually! All presentations and networking will be done in real-time through Zoom. 

Despite a different format this year, we look forward to learning more about the latest research in forensic sciences and connecting with all our delegates! Visit our “2021 Meeting” tab for all the conference details!

Call for Abstracts

December 22nd, 2020 – Abstract submission opens January 1st and closes January 31st, 2021. Following our theme of novelties in forensic science, presentation topics may include: the development of new techniques, the use of new technologies, the improvement of past methods, etc.

You can access our abstract submission form and submit your abstract by visiting our “Abstract Submission” section under the “2021 Meeting” tab.

Into the Future : CUFFS’ 2021 Meeting

December 3rd, 2020 – We are very proud to officially announce that CUFFS will be hosting its second conference on April 23rd & 24th, 2021! The format of the conference will be determined in upcoming months according to sanitary measures. Should an in-person event be authorized, the conference will take place at the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières.

You can check out our “2021 Meeting” tab for all the information regarding the conference.

CUFFS Is Now Incorporated!

September 9th, 2020 – It is with great pleasure that we announce that after many months of hard work, Canadian Universities for Forensic Science is now officially incorporated federally as a non-profit organization!

We take this opportunity to introduce you to our new team member, Ms. Mylène Falardeau. You can check out her profile in our “Meet Our Team” section under the “About” tab.

COVID-19 Initiatives

March 19th, 2020 – CUFFS is very proud to witness student initiatives from its former delegates during this COVID-19 pandemic. We would therefore like to follow in the footsteps of the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (UQTR)’s Laboratoire de recherche en criminalistique (LRC) in sharing the measures undertaken by Mylène Falardeau, a graduate of the UQTR’s Bachelor’s in Chemistry (Criminalistics Profile) and currently a Master’s student in Chemistry.

Visit our “COVID-19” tab for all the details!

COVID-19 Update

March 13th, 2020 – Following the recent developments in the COVID-19 pandemic, we are confirming that we will not host or participate in any conference or networking-type events in upcoming months. We encourage you to stay updated on the measures recommended by the World Health Organization to reduce the spread of the virus. You can find all the information here:

Stay safe everyone!