Keeping up with dental development

  • Primary Investigator / Supervisor
    Dr Sophie Beckett,
    Cranfield Forensics Institute (Honorary Fellow, Melbourne Dental School)

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Project Details

Our group is interested in the timing of dental development. How this development differs in population groups all over the world, and how the timing of dentition development has changed over time has an effect on estimating the age of unknown human remains, both from an archaeological and forensic perspective. This new project will determine the accuracy of current dental development age estimation, and aims to develop updated standards for an Australian context. This project is available at PhD level.

Researchers

Primary Investigator/Supervisor: Dr Sophie Beckett, Cranfield Forensics Institute (Honorary Fellow, Melbourne Dental School)

Co-investigator/Supervisor: Dr Rita Hardiman

Research Opportunities

This research project is available to PhD students to join as part of their thesis.
Please contact the Research Group Leader to discuss your options.

Research Group

Dental Anthropology Group



Faculty Research Themes

Infection and Immunology



Key Contact

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