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Thu, Jun 08



Analysis & Interpretation of Skeletal Remains

Dates: June 8th & 9th, 2023 Times: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Location: 18 Water Works Road – Durham, NH 03824 Morrill Hall (Basement Class and Lab)

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Analysis & Interpretation of Skeletal Remains
Analysis & Interpretation of Skeletal Remains

Time & Location

Jun 08, 2023, 9:00 AM EDT – Jun 09, 2023, 4:00 PM EDT

Durham, 18 Waterworks Rd, 18 Waterworks Rd, Durham, NH 03824, USA

About the event

Cost: $295 per student

Competent recovery and analysis of human remains is an essential component of death investigations. This two-day course will focus on proper excavation and identification methods.

Topics of discussion will include:

  • Basic elements of the biological profile (estimation of age, sex, stature, etc.)
  • Human/non-human bone identification
  • Interpretation of traumatic injury to the skeleton
  • Northern New England specific environmental alterations to bone
  • Excavation methods/identifying remains in the field

Instructor: Dr. Amy Michael is a biological anthropologist and the Director of Forensic Anthropology Identification and Recovery at the University of New Hampshire. Her interests include gender identity and diversity in forensic casework, human bone and tooth search and recovery methods, and collaborative approaches to resolving unidentified cold cases.

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