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DR WENDY BIRCH

DR WENDY BIRCH

Experimental Officer

Department : Div of Biosciences

Faculty : Faculty of Life Sciences

Address : Faculty of Life Sciences
Rockefeller Building
21 University Street
London
WC1E 6JJ

Languages spoken fluently (other than English) : English

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I manage the Anatomy Laboratory at UCL, my main areas of interest include human anatomy, forensic osteology and the excavation and identification of human remains. I am interested in the preservation of human remains and I lecture on the subject of decomposition. I work as a forensic consultant, providing advice on human anatomy, the identification of skeletal remains, facial reconstruction, decomposition and forensic archaeology.

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Fellow of Institute of Anatomical Sciences

Member of the
Anatomical Society
British Association of Clinical Anatomists
Forensic Science Society
British Institute of Embalmers
British Association for Human Identification

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