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Entrevista a Miguel Botella

A entrevista com Miguel Botella, um investigador com quase 50 anos de trabalho em diferentes contextos, ressalva que o trabalho com equipas pluridisciplinares é essencial para que os casos de Antropologia Forense sejam resolvidos com sucesso.

Miguel C. Botella: «Tenemos la mayor colección de esqueletos de niños del mundo»

 

 

The 2nd Annual Conference of the International Association of Law and Forensic Sciences

From 17th to 19th January, Calil Makhoul, a PhD Candidate of the Laboratory of Forensic Anthropology, belonging to the Centre for Functional Ecology, of the Life Sciences Department in the University of Coimbra presented a communication about his research entitled “Individualization of Experimentally Burned Human Remains through Vibrational Spectroscopy: a Pilot Study” in The 2nd Annual Conference of the International Association of Law and Forensic Science in Cairo, Egipto.

De 17 a 19 de Janeiro de 2017, decorreu no Cairo, The 2nd Annual Conference of the International Association of Law and Forensic Sciences e contou com a participação de Calil Makhoul , estudante de doutoramento em Antropologia Forense e investigador do Centro de Ecologia Funcional. Calil apresentou uma comunicação oral sobre o seu projeto de Doutoramento intitulado: “Individualization of Experimentally Burned Human Remains through Vibrational Spectroscopy: a Pilot Study”.

O primeiro cemitério forense Europeu

Na Holanda vai ser criado o primeiro cemitério Forense, onde vão ser conduzidas diferentes pesquisas sobre a tempo decorrido desde a morte, a tafonomia e decomposição.

À semelhança do que acontece nos Estados Unidos, onde existem 6 “Body Farms”, o material de estudo serão corpos doados à ciência.

Mais informação.

 

Update on FASE Basic Workshop on Forensic Anthropology

Dear all,

Soon starts the renown international workshop in forensic anthropology organized by FASE. After several editions in Italy, Spain, Denmark, Turkey, Croatia and Hungary, the workshop will be held for the first time in Portugal. The organization will be coordinated by FASE/IAlm (Forensic Anthropology Society of Europe / International Academy of Legal Medicine) and the LFA (Laboratory of Forensic Anthropology) of the Department of Life Sciences, University of Coimbra.

Lecturers and Participants of a past edition. Lecturers and Participants of a past edition (Istambul, 2012).

The 5-day event from 1st to 5th of September will have some of the most important researchers and lecturers worldwide in the field.

FASE BASIC WORKSHOP ON FORENSIC ANTHROPOLOGY PROGRAM

1-Sept2-Sept3-Sept4-Sept5-Sept
08:00 – 09:00
Registration
09:00 – 09:30
Opening Session
C. Cattaneo, E. Cunha

Morning Session

09:30 – 10:30
 Introduction to Forensic Anthropology
E. Cunha, A. Ross
10:30 – 11:15
Species identification
C. Cattaneo

Coffee Break

11:45 – 12:30
Forensic Taphonomy
A. Petaros

Lunch Time

Afternoon Session

14:00 – 18:00
Adults skeletons: cleaning, maceration, inventory, conservation index
Practical

Morning Session

09:00 – 10:00
Recovery
M. T. Ferreira
10:00 – 11:30
Ageing Subadults
E. Cunha

Coffee Break

11:45 – 13:00
Sexing Skeletal Remains
Z. Obertova

Lunch Time

Afternoon Session

14:00 – 18:00
Subadults Osteology
Practical

Morning Session

09:00 – 10:15
Identity factors and pathology
E. Cunha
10:15 – 11:30
Facial approximation and positive identification
C. Cattaneo

Coffee Break

11:45 – 13:15
Ancestry
A. Ross

Lunch Time

Afternoon Session

14:00 – 18:00
Fragments and commingled remains; Minimal number of individuals
Practical

Morning Session

09:00 – 10:15
Ageing adults
E. Baccino
10:15 – 11:15
Trauma in forensic anthropology: Gun-shot wounds
L. Martrille

Coffee Break

11:30 – 13:00
Hand and Foot Bones: the anatomist perspective
P. Lefevre

Lunch Time

Afternoon Session

14:00 – 18:00
Real cases
Practical

Social Dinner, at Centro Cultural D. Dinis (20:00).

Morning Session

09:00 – 10:00
Post mortem interval
D. Ubelkar
10:00 – 11:00
Trauma in forensic anthropology: Blunt and sharp force trauma
A. Ross

Coffee Break

11:15 – 12:00
Cases presentation by the experts
D. Ubelaker
12:00 – 13:00
Cases presentation by the experts
Various

Lunch Time

Afternoon Session

14:30 – 18:00
Practical and Autopsy (real case at the National Institute of Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences INMLCF, Ip).
Practical

It should also be noted that in the following days, 6th and 7th of September, the Department of Life Sciences at the University of Coimbra will held the only official accreditation exam in Europe for experts in Forensic Anthropology. The evaluation committee will be chaired by Eugénia Cunha (Portugal), and also has Cristina Cattaneo (Italy), Douglas Ubelaker (USA), Ann Ross (USA), Gerald Quatrehomme (France) and Sue Black (UK). You can learn more about it here.

 

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