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How do you conduct a reconstruction?

Caroline Wilkinson talking through her technique using digital and clay

In this video, we talk to three people experienced in forensic facial reconstruction to find out how they go about reconstructing a face.

First, we’ll hear from the Mr. X case pathologist Professor Martin Evison and Forensic Anatomy graduate Daheen Lee, as they describe the process of conducting a reconstruction using clay.

Professor Caroline Wilkinson then introduces us to a 3D computerised facial reconstruction system that she has developed for use in forensic and archaeological depiction.

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Forensic Facial Reconstruction: Finding Mr. X

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