Home > Events > Event View

An introduction to the identification and recovery of human remains

This course introduces the application of forensic archaeology in the search, location and recovery of human remains. It also explains what information a forensic anthropologist can obtain from the study of human remains and the potential use of other ecological evidence types. There is a one day hands-on exercise in the search and recovery of human remains. The course includes lectures on forensic archaeology, anthropology and environmental evidence, followed by two practical classes on human bone identification. Day 2 consists of practical hands-on outdoor exercises to search, locate and excavate clandestine graves followed by a debrief. To confirm costs, book places and accommodation please contact training@cellmarkforensics.co.uk