Identifying the Dead: FREE Forensic Science and Human Identification Course
Uncover a grave, examine remains and reveal the victim’s identity in this free online course.
The first step in any investigation involving a death is to determine the identity of the deceased. This free online course will take you on a journey through the world of forensic anthropology, unveiling the tools that will allow you to reveal that identity.
Join forensic experts to identify the dead
In the shadow of Dundee’s Law Hill, a grim discovery demands the attention of forensic experts. Unidentified human remains have been found and the police need to identify the victim to move forward with their investigation.
Duration: 6 weeks
4 hours pw
After a meticulous recovery of the remains, it will be your job to:
•document and attempt to explain any evidence of trauma;
•identify the victim through biological profiling;
•and undertake a facial reconstruction.
Experts from the University of Dundee’s award-winning Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification (CAHId) will guide you through the process of human identification.