Publications by authors named "Kaye N Ballantyne"

36Publications

Communicating forensic science opinion: An examination of expert reporting practices.

Sci Justice 2020 May 23;60(3):216-224. Epub 2019 Dec 23.

School of Psychology, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia. Electronic address:

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May 2020

To trace or not to trace: A survey of how police use and perceive chemical trace evidence.

Forensic Sci Int 2020 Apr 8;309:110178. Epub 2020 Feb 8.

Tasmanian Institute of Law Enforcement Studies (TILES), University of Tasmania, Private Bag 22, Hobart, TAS 7001, Australia; Office of the Chief Forensic Scientist, Victoria Police Forensic Services Department, 31 Forensic Drive, Macleod, VIC 3085, Australia.

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April 2020

The impact of chemical trace evidence on justice outcomes: Exploring the additive value of forensic science disciplines.

Forensic Sci Int 2020 Feb 18;307:110121. Epub 2019 Dec 18.

Tasmanian Institute of Law Enforcement Studies (TILES), University of Tasmania, Private Bag 22, Hobart, TAS 7001, Australia; Centre for Applied Psychology, University of Canberra, University Drive, Bruce, ACT 2601, Australia.

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February 2020

Forensic science evidence: Naive estimates of false positive error rates and reliability.

Forensic Sci Int 2019 Sep 26;302:109877. Epub 2019 Jul 26.

Office of the Chief Forensic Scientist, Victoria Police, Australia; Faculty of Law, The University of New South Wales, Australia. Electronic address:

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September 2019

Determination of the maximum distance blood spatter travels from a vertical impact.

Forensic Sci Int 2018 Dec 26;293:27-36. Epub 2018 Oct 26.

Office of the Chief Forensic Scientist, Victoria Police Forensic Services Department, Australia.

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December 2018

Transfer and persistence of non-self DNA on hands over time: Using empirical data to evaluate DNA evidence given activity level propositions.

Forensic Sci Int Genet 2018 03 28;33:84-97. Epub 2017 Nov 28.

Office of the Chief Forensic Scientist, Victoria Police Forensic Services Department, Macleod, Victoria, Australia; School of Molecular Sciences, College of Science, Health and Engineering, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia.

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March 2018

Peer review in forensic science.

Forensic Sci Int 2017 Aug 25;277:66-76. Epub 2017 May 25.

Office of the Chief Forensic Scientist, Victoria Police Forensic Services Department, Macleod Victoria, Australia; Program in Expertise, Evidence and Law, Faculty of Law, University of New South Wales, Kensington 2052, Australia.

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August 2017

DNA decontamination of fingerprint brushes.

Forensic Sci Int 2017 Aug 22;277:41-50. Epub 2017 May 22.

Office of the Chief Forensic Scientist, Victoria Police Forensic Services Department, Macleod, Victoria, Australia; School of Psychology and Public Health, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia.

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August 2017

Transfer and persistence of DNA on the hands and the influence of activities performed.

Forensic Sci Int Genet 2017 05 10;28:10-20. Epub 2017 Jan 10.

Office of the Chief Forensic Scientist, Victoria Police Forensic Services Department, Macleod, Victoria, Australia.

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May 2017

Cale CM, Earll ME, Latham KE, Bush GL. Could Secondary DNA Transfer Falsely Place Someone at the Scene of a Crime? J Forensic Sci 2016;61(1):196-203.

J Forensic Sci 2016 09;61(5):1396-8

Office of the Chief Forensic Scientist, Victoria Police Forensic Services Department, 31 Forensic Drive, Macleod, Vic., 3085, Australia.

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September 2016

Collection of Samples for DNA Analysis.

Methods Mol Biol 2016 ;1420:1-12

Victoria Police Forensic Services Department, 31 Forensic Drive, Macleod, Melbourne, VIC, 3085, Australia.

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January 2018

Antiquity and diversity of aboriginal Australian Y-chromosomes.

Am J Phys Anthropol 2016 Mar 30;159(3):367-81. Epub 2015 Oct 30.

Department of Biochemistry and Genetics, La Trobe Institute of Molecular Sciences, La Trobe University, Melbourne, VIC, Australia.

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March 2016

DNA transfer by examination tools--a risk for forensic casework?

Forensic Sci Int Genet 2015 May 16;16:246-254. Epub 2015 Feb 16.

Office of the Chief Forensic Scientist, Victoria Police Forensic Services Department, 31 Forensic Drive, Macleod, Victoria 3085, Australia.

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May 2015

Toward male individualization with rapidly mutating y-chromosomal short tandem repeats.

Authors:
Kaye N Ballantyne Arwin Ralf Rachid Aboukhalid Niaz M Achakzai Maria J Anjos Qasim Ayub Jože Balažic Jack Ballantyne David J Ballard Burkhard Berger Cecilia Bobillo Mehdi Bouabdellah Helen Burri Tomas Capal Stefano Caratti Jorge Cárdenas François Cartault Elizeu F Carvalho Monica Carvalho Baowen Cheng Michael D Coble David Comas Daniel Corach Maria E D'Amato Sean Davison Peter de Knijff Maria Corazon A De Ungria Ronny Decorte Tadeusz Dobosz Berit M Dupuy Samir Elmrghni Mateusz Gliwiński Sara C Gomes Laurens Grol Cordula Haas Erin Hanson Jürgen Henke Lotte Henke Fabiola Herrera-Rodríguez Carolyn R Hill Gunilla Holmlund Katsuya Honda Uta-Dorothee Immel Shota Inokuchi Mark A Jobling Mahmoud Kaddura Jong S Kim Soon H Kim Wook Kim Turi E King Eva Klausriegler Daniel Kling Lejla Kovačević Leda Kovatsi Paweł Krajewski Sergey Kravchenko Maarten H D Larmuseau Eun Young Lee Ruediger Lessig Ludmila A Livshits Damir Marjanović Marek Minarik Natsuko Mizuno Helena Moreira Niels Morling Meeta Mukherjee Patrick Munier Javaregowda Nagaraju Franz Neuhuber Shengjie Nie Premlaphat Nilasitsataporn Takeki Nishi Hye H Oh Jill Olofsson Valerio Onofri Jukka U Palo Horolma Pamjav Walther Parson Michal Petlach Christopher Phillips Rafal Ploski Samayamantri P R Prasad Dragan Primorac Gludhug A Purnomo Josephine Purps Hector Rangel-Villalobos Krzysztof Rębała Budsaba Rerkamnuaychoke Danel Rey Gonzalez Carlo Robino Lutz Roewer Alexandra Rosa Antti Sajantila Andrea Sala Jazelyn M Salvador Paula Sanz Cornelia Schmitt Anil K Sharma Dayse A Silva Kyoung-Jin Shin Titia Sijen Miriam Sirker Daniela Siváková Vedrana Skaro Carlos Solano-Matamoros Luis Souto Vlastimil Stenzl Herawati Sudoyo Denise Syndercombe-Court Adriano Tagliabracci Duncan Taylor Andreas Tillmar Iosif S Tsybovsky Chris Tyler-Smith Kristiaan J van der Gaag Daniel Vanek Antónia Völgyi Denise Ward Patricia Willemse Eric P H Yap Rita Y Y Yong Irena Zupanič Pajnič Manfred Kayser

Hum Mutat 2014 Aug 14;35(8):1021-32. Epub 2014 Jul 14.

Department of Forensic Molecular Biology, Erasmus MC University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands; Office of the Chief Forensic Scientist, Victoria Police Forensic Services Department, Macleod, Victoria, Australia.

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August 2014

The effects of extrinsic motivation on signature authorship opinions in forensic signature blind trials.

Forensic Sci Int 2014 Mar 8;236:127-32. Epub 2014 Jan 8.

Handwriting Analysis and Research Laboratory, School of Human Biosciences, La Trobe University, Victoria 3086, Australia. Electronic address:

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March 2014

DNA transfer: The role of temperature and drying time.

Leg Med (Tokyo) 2014 May 21;16(3):161-3. Epub 2014 Jan 21.

Office of the Chief Forensic Scientist, Victoria Police Forensic Services Department, 31 Forensic Drive, Macleod, Melbourne, Victoria 3085, Australia. Electronic address:

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May 2014

An investigation of admixture in an Australian Aboriginal Y-chromosome STR database.

Forensic Sci Int Genet 2012 Sep 30;6(5):532-8. Epub 2012 Jan 30.

Forensic Science SA, 21 Divett Place, Adelaide, SA 5000, Australia.

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September 2012