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We hope you are enjoying the course and that the topics covered have inspired you to learn more about Forensic Archaeology and Anthropology. To support you, we have provided a …

What have you learned so far?

This week has introduced you to some of the challenges that we face when applying forensic archaeology and anthropology in the real world. You will now have a much better …

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Do you want more? We hope that you have found this course interesting and useful. We have filled the weeks with information and examples from our research and experience in …

The Mediterranean Sea

Another example of migration is localised around the Mediterranean Sea and its regions. In the Mediterranean region, there are both land and sea routes that migrants are taking to access …

The US-Mexico Border

Irregular Migrants There has been a lot media attention and discussion surrounding the movement of people across the southern border of the United States of America. Many of those crossing …

Migration

Migration Research has shown that there are many reasons why people move from one country to another, which typically involves a combination of choice and constraint. The narrative surrounding migration …

Humanitarian Forensic Action in Cyprus

The Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) is a humanitarian organisation mandated to locate, exhume and identify the Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots who went missing during the tragic …

What is Humanitarian Forensic Action?

Humanitarian forensic action is the application of forensic science to humanitarian action. During conflict, disasters, other situations of violence, and consequences of migration there are victims of violence including deceased …

A Forensic Case Study: The Balkans Conflict

Dr Anes Jogunčić MD from the Department of Forensic Medicine at the University of Sarajevo discusses one of the more complex cases out of the many exhumations that he’s analysed …

The Spontenous Human Combustion Fallacy

Spontaneous Human Combustion People have long been afraid of suddenly bursting into flames. In fact, as recently as 2011, a man who died in Ireland was recorded as dying of …

New Forensic Research on Burned Bone

Examining heat-induced change in bone Over the past 10 years or so, more and more researchers have been analysing burned bone. We’ve realised that despite the significant problems that such …
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