Afiliação Científica

The Portuguese Association of Forensic Sciences (APCF)

is affiliated to Forensic Sciences





Forensic Sciences (ISSN 2673-6756) is an international, peer-reviewed, open-access journal related to forensic science and medicine. It publishes reviews, regular research papers, communications, and short notes, and there is no restriction on the length of the papers. Our aim is to encourage scientists to dedicate their efforts to apply forensic science in administration of justice.


The topics related to this journal include but are not limited to the following: 

  • Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
  • Computer Forensics
  • Criminology
  • Crime Scene Investigation
  • Document Examination
  • Forensic Accounting (also known as Forensic Accountancy or Financial Forensics),
  • Forensic Anthropology
  • Forensic Archaeology
  • Forensic Art
  • Forensic Astronomy
  • Forensic Ballistics
  • Forensic Biomechanics
  • Forensic Botany
  • Forensic Chemistry
  • Forensic Engineering
  • Forensic Entomology
  • Forensic Genetics
  • Forensic Geology
  • Forensic Geomorphology
  • Forensic Geophysics
  • Forensic History
  • Forensic Journalism
  • Forensic Linguistics
  • Forensic Lophoscopy
  • Forensic Medicine (that embraces all aspects of forensic work of a medical nature, including Forensic Pathology)
  • Forensic Meteorology
  • Forensic Microbiology
  • Forensic Nursing
  • Forensic Odontology
  • Forensic Palynology
  • Forensic Photography
  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Forensic Radiology
  • Forensic Seismology
  • Forensic Social Work
  • Forensic Toxicology
  • Handwriting Analysis
  • Investigation in Forest Fires
  • Wildlife Forensic Science

The benefits for APCF members are as follows:
• Discount on the article processing charges to publish in journal Forensic Sciences.
• Dedicated Special Issues related to APCF conferences and events.
• Discounted publication fees for open access books.