Eugénia Cunha
Coordinator
Eugénia Cunha is Full Professor at Coimbra University since 2003; National Consultant for Forensic Anthropology for the National Institute of Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences, in Portugal, since 1997. She Read More
Maria Teresa Ferreira
Post-doc researcher
Maria Teresa is a forensic anthropologist with experience in fieldwork both in archaeological and forensic excavations. In recent years, she has focused on taphonomic and trauma research.
David Gonçalves
Post-doc researcher
David is a bioanthropologist with a special research interest on the effect of heat on the skeleton. In particular, his work aims to better understand heat-induced changes as a stepping Read More
Catarina Prado e Castro
Researcher
Catarina Prado e Castro is a biologist with research focus on Forensic Entomology. Her MSc and PhD studies were dedicated to the knowledge of the Portuguese insect community associated to Read More
Francisco Curate
Post-doc researcher
Francisco is a biological anthropologist whose research emphasizes the impacts of disease and physiological stress on historical human communities, centering his lines of investigation on the complex associations between bone Read More
Carina Marques
PhD student
Carina is a biological anthropologist whose research focuses on exploring the effects of disease in human skeletal remains, both from archaeological and forensic perspectives. The topics of specialization are rheumatic Read More
Cristiana Carneiro
Researcher
Cristiana is a Biomedical Scientist (Pathological Anatomy), holds a Master degree in Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences and a PhD in Forensic Anthropology. Her research is focused on fetal remains, Read More
David Navega
PhD Student
David holds a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology, a master’s degree in Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences, and a postgraduate diploma in Forensic Anthropology (Faculty of Sciences & Technology and Faculty Read More
Catarina Coelho
Lab Manager
Catarina is an anthropologist with a special interest in one of the four major parameters of the biological profile, ancestry. The investigation line so far conducted aims to test the Read More
Maria Alejandra Acosta
PhD Student
Maria Alejandra is a Colombian bioanthropologist and current PhD student in forensic anthropology. Her research mainly focuses on bone responses to biomechanical loads and its usefulness in the identification process
Calil Makhoul
PhD Student
Calil is a forensic entomologist and current PhD student in Forensic Anthropology. His doctoral work explores the individualization of burned human remains, particularly, in scattered and commingled contexts. In addition Read More
Inês O. Santos
Researcher
Inês is a biologist with an MSc in Human Evolution and Biology. She has particular interest on the study of teeth morphological characteristics, both macro and microscopically, and how to Read More
João d’Oliveira Coelho
Researcher, Webmaster & Designer
Bioanthopologist, datapreneur and R enthusiast. Everyday using most of his synapses to tackle problems that interest him in the intersection of business and science. Methodological-wise his interests delve into geometric Read More
Ana Amarante
Researcher
  Ana holds a Bachelor’s degree in Forensic and Criminal Sciences and a MSc in Human Evolution and Biology. Currently she is doing research on the study of burned bones and Read More
Saskia Ammer
PhD Student
Saskia completed her Bachelor’s degrees in Anthropology and Exercise & Sport Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (United States). She also holds a Master’s degree in Read More
Helena Dias
PhD Student
Helena has a BSc in Biology, a MSc in Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences and has a postgraduate diploma in Forensic Anthropology (Faculty of Sciences & Technology and Faculty of Medicine, Read More
Catarina Ermida
PhD Student
Catarina holds a bachelor’s degree in Biology (Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Coimbra), a postgraduate diploma in Forensic Anthropology (Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Coimbra). and Read More
Leoni Fagundes
PhD student
Leoni holds a double degree in Biological Sciences at the University of Coimbra (UC) and at the Federal University of Santa Catarina (Brazil). He also holds a postgraduate diploma in Read More
Giampaolo Piga
Post-doc researcher
Giampaolo obtained the Natural Sciences Degree on 2004 from the University of Sassari (Italy), with a graduation work entitled “Studio Paleoantropologico sui resti ossei della Tomba IV di Sa Figu Read More
Mélanie Henriques
PhD student
Mélanie is a physical anthropologist and archaeologist. Currently enrolled in the Forensic Anthropology doctoral program, her research interests focus on skeletal fractures resulting from Blunt Force Trauma and computed tomography.