Dr Rhonda Wheate

Senior Teaching Fellow


Personal statement

Dr Rhonda Wheate has dual qualifications in Science (University Medal for chemistry, Hons Class I) and Law (Hons Class I). Building upon this, Rhonda's PhD research examined how well real juries in criminal trials comprehend scientific evidence. Her later research has focused on expert evidence; forensic science; judicial, legal & juror comprehension; and more recently, on Clinical Legal Education.

Rhonda is the Director of the Clinical LLB at the UStrath Law School, as well as supervising Hons, Masters and PhD students in areas related to the above research.