Forensic Anthropology

This course will focus on the field of forensic anthropology and introduce skeletal analysis techniques, including the estimation of sex, age at death, stature, and trauma.

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Course Highlights

  • 37 lectures, with 45 minutes of video content plus in depth powerpoint slides.
  • Learn how to analyse skeletons to gain amazing information about the life of an individual
  • Identify the major bones of the human skeleton
  • Estimate the sex, stature and age at death of the individual from skeletal elements;
  • Estimate ancestry from skeletal remains
  • Understand the ethical considerations of importance to physical anthropologists and forensic anthropologists.
  • People who are interested in pursuing a career in forensic science, biology, forensic medicine, medicine, osteology, human anatomy, bioarchaeology, or archaeology can all benefit from this course.

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Forensic Anthropology

Catherine Gaither
Catherine Gaither, Course Teacher

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Course Facts

Lectures37
LanguageEnglish
Course AccessUnlimited
RequirementsThis course has no prerequisites

Course Teacher

Catherine Gaither

Bioarchaeologist & Forensic Anthropologist

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This course will focus on the field of forensic anthropology and the techniques used to analyse human skeletal remains including the estimation of sex, age at death, stature, and the identification of any traumatic lesions present. It will further discuss the role of the forensic anthropologist as part of the medicolegal system.

This course is led by Catherine Gaither, a Bioarchaeologist and Forensic Anthropologist. Catherine has been analysing skeletal remains for over 20 years and she wants to share some of the knowledge and experience she has gained with you.

Enrol on this course today and pursue a career forensic science, biology, forensic medicine, medicine, osteology, human anatomy, bioarchaeology, or archaeology.

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