University of Dundee
Anatomy and Human Identification
Recent anatomy research topics include: analysis of bone growth and development by looking at the trabecular organisation of the developing ischium, sacrum and scapula; analysis of superficial vein patterns; the distribution pattern of cutaneous nerves on the dorsum of the hand; morphology of the glenoid and acetabular fossae, including the labra; the morphology of the coracoacromial ligament; the effect of Thiel embalming on tissue structure; the validation of Thiel cadavers as a model for training and research in areas such as ultrasound guided regional anaesthetics and interventional radiology. Recent human identification research topics include: identification of age from the living, which has particular relevance to asylum seekers and refugees; analysis of vein patterns, for the purposes of identification from photographs; general aspects of identification from the hand (ISEC); body modification analysis, for the purposes of identification; remote anthropology reporting; complementarity of data recording for DVI purposes (FP7); investigation of super identity (EPSRC).
Honours degree at 2.1 or above, and/or a Master's degree in a relevant discipline. English language requirement: IELTS of 6.5 overall, with no less than 6.0 in the written component and no less than 5.5 in any other component, if your first language is not English.
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|MSc (Res)||Full-time||-||12 months|
|PhD with Integrated Study||Full-time||-||48 months|
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