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Dr Wendy Birch
Associate Professor (Teaching)
Department : Cell & Developmental Biology
Faculty : Faculty of Life Sciences
Address : G21 GROUND FLOOR
21 UNIVERSITY STREET
Languages spoken fluently (other than English) : English
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.
Personal web address: None specified
Fellow of Institute of Anatomical Sciences
Member of the
British Association of Clinical Anatomists
Forensic Science Society
British Institute of Embalmers
British Association for Human Identification
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