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ARCH Research seminar: 'Hot mess! Developing a bioarchaeology of cremation' with Professor Tim Thompson (Teesside University)


Professor Tim Thompson's area of expertise is in the decomposition of human remains after death - with particular interest in what happens when a skeleton or body is burnt. He is involved in identifying people from burnt remains and has had major media interest in his work on identifying remains at the ancient city of Herculaneum in Italy.

Tim has spent the last 20 years developing new methods to support the forensic and archaeological sciences through forensic anthropology. he has published more than 70 papers in peer-reviewed journals and books and his latest is Human Remains: Another Dimension – the application of imaging to the study of human remains.

The recording can be found here.

Date: 18 March 2021

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