Date for your diaries! - Our next Festival is 11-18 February 2023

The Psychology of Serial Killers

Sorry, you missed this one!

8.30pm - 9.30pm: Online

Free Science After Six Evening

Why do ‘ordinary’ people become serial killers?

Join Steve Gaskin, former murder squad DCI at New Scotland Yard and adviser to BBC Silent Witness for a fascinating talk exploring why ‘ordinary’ people become serial killers. Drawing on high profile murder cases from the UK, Steve will delve into the psychology that leads to murder and ask you to categorize these killers.

Recommended ages 18+

Watch live on YouTube and again for 7 days after the event

Set up a YouTube account and log in during the event to join the live chat where you can ask questions and share your thoughts!  

Please note that as this is an 'At Home' programme, some contributors may be joining us remotely, and as such the events will not be broadcast standard quality. If there are technical connection issues - please bear with us! Thank you.    

Steve Gaskin

Steve was a senior investigator in the Metropolitan Police Service and achieved the rank of Detective Chief Inspector. He has investigated serial killings and linked crime scenes. Steve is a graduate of the Institute of Police & Criminological Studies. He is also the advisor for BBC Silent Witness. Steve runs The Crime Lab and teaches leadership and management across the UK.

Organiser details: Steve Gaskin of The Crime Lab