Current

  • The skull casts and death masks of Jonathan Swift and Esther 'Stella' Johnson - A Forensic Investigation.
  • A forensic anthropological evaluation of skulls from a 19th century excavation of St John the Baptist's Hospital, Dublin. Collaborators: Professor Joseph Harbison (TCD), Mrs Siobhán Ward (TCD). (June 2014 – Present).
  • The Earls of Barrymore DNA Project. Currently in data analysis phase.
  • Craniometric Training and the use of a statistical Craniometry programme (CRANID). Collaborator: Professor Emeritus Richard Wright, Inventor of CRANID, University of Sydney, Australia. December 2012 – Present.


Past

  • Research of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ancestral remains held at the Anatomy Collection in Lund, Sweden. February – April 2015. Client: Australian Government. Indigenous Repatriation. Ministry for the Arts. Attorney-General’s Department.
  • Research of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ancestral remains held at the Anatomy Collection in Halle, Germany. March – April 2014. Client: Australian Government. Indigenous Repatriation. Ministry for the Arts. Attorney-General’s Department.
  • Research of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ancestral remains held at the Charité Medical University, Berlin and the State Museum of Hanover in Germany. February – March 2013. Client: Australian Government. Dept. of Regional Australia, Local Government, Arts and Sport. Indigenous Repatriation and Language Policy. Office for the Arts.
  • Evaluation of foramen magnum sexual dimorphism in a modern documented German population using post‐mortem computed tomography (PMCT). 2013. MSc Project. Role: Co-supervisor. Institute of Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences, Charité Medical University, Berlin, Germany.
  • PhD. Doctoral research project: Morphometric Analysis of the Foramen Magnum Region: Sexual Dimorphism in a British 18th and 19th Century Documented Skeletal Collection. November 2002 – December 2009. My doctoral research centred on the analysis of sexual dimorphism in the foramen magnum region of adult human skulls. This involved morphometric data collection on skulls of known age and sex, the statistical analysis of male and female measurements, and the development of population-specific discriminant functions for identification purposes.

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