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Royal Society of Medicine/British Academy of Forensic Sciences: Mass disasters - Victim identification and the aftermath

The recent disasters, such as Grenfell Tower and Westminster Bridge, has highlighted how forensic science plays an important part in victim identification. This event, jointly organised by the Royal Society of Medicine and the British Academy of Forensic Sciences, will see a panel of experts examine how forensic odontology, anthropology and pathology contribute to the identification process. Learn about the psychological impact such events can have on victims, hearing more about the nature of the subsequent inquests from those supporting them.


Topics include:

  • How forensic odontology contributes to disaster victim identification;
  • How forensic anthropology contributes to disaster victim identification;
  • How forensic pathology contributes to disaster victim identification;
  • How victims are affected by disasters;
  • How psychologists manage victims of disasters.

For more information and to book, please click here.